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Sheryl, You Are Priceless

By Regina Rowley / March 3, 2016 / 0 Comments

I was just reaching out to a few people regarding the upcoming I Am Priceless: Voices of Victory Over Violence  book when I came across this interview with #SherylUnderwood #SherylIsPriceless by #People writer, @EmilyStrohm. We all have a story. Sometimes, it includes tragedy, violence and unimaginable things. While we may not always be able to control what happens, […]

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Home Safety Plan

By Regina Rowley / February 18, 2016 / 0 Comments

What to do if you are home during a break in….      No one wants to consider this real possiblity. Yet, having a safety plan can really make a difference and help you and your loved ones survive. Before a Break In: Make a plan. Call a family meeting. Is everyone ambulatory? If not, […]

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Strangulation

By Regina Rowley / February 18, 2016 / 0 Comments

Strangulation is a serious and debilitating action. It is imperative you know how to counter it immediately and do so. You can pass out within seconds and die within minutes. Time IS of the essence. Don’t count on begging or pleading. Be prepared. YWCA has an informative blog post on this topic. Read it here: Strangulation. […]

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Situational Awareness Assessment

By Regina Rowley / February 17, 2016 / 0 Comments

SITUATIONAL AWARENESS, the practice of remaining alert in the present moment and aware of the reality of the present situation. If your reality changes and becomes dangerous, you are better able to handle and mitigate the threat, getting yourself to safety. Respect and listen to, act on your intuition.  Rate your level of situational awareness […]

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Teen Dating Violence

By Regina Rowley / February 7, 2016 / 0 Comments

The month of Love… Last year I wrote about Love and 50 Shades of Grey. You can read it here: 50 Shades… My views haven’t changed; coersion, stalking, and/or controlling another person is NOT love; not in teen relationships, not in adult relationships, not in heterosexual relationships, not in homosexual relationships. NOT EVER! February is also […]

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