The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals that Protect Us from Violence
True fear is often a signal that can save your life. Are you listening?
The baby-sitter you've just hired makes you uneasy--what should you do?
You sense you are being followed --do you confront the stranger...or run?
A fired employee says "You'll be sorry"--should you take him seriously?
A person in the elevator you are about to enter just doesn't look right--do you wait for the next car?
A date won't take "no" for an answer. The new nanny gives a mother an uneasy feeling. A stranger in a deserted parking lot offers unsolicited help. The threat of violence surrounds us every day. But we can protect ourselves, by learning to trust--and act on--our gut instincts.
In this empowering book, Gavin de Becker, the man Oprah Winfrey calls the nation's leading expert on violent behavior, shows you how to spot even subtle signs of danger--before it's too late. Shattering the myth that most violent acts are unpredictable, de Becker, whose clients include top Hollywood stars and government agencies, offers specific ways to protect yourself and those you love, including...how to act when approached by a stranger...when you should fear someone close to you...what to do if you are being stalked...how to uncover the source of anonymous threats or phone calls...the biggest mistake you can make with a threatening person...and more. Learn to spot the danger signals others miss. It might just save your life.
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Currently Reading, May-June 2009. Review Coming Soon.This text is a test in order to check formatting on Google Books library reviews. This book is currently being read and researched by Karako Strategic, with the intent of providing a full review in the near future. For more reviews and writings, visit Karako Strategic @ http://KarakoStrategic.blogspot.com
Review: The Gift of Fear: and Other Survival Signals That Protect Us from ViolenceUser Review - Chelsea Cahill - Goodreads
This book did a great job of making you think about the danger that comes with self doubt-- don't be afraid to act on your gut feelings, essentially, even if society/culture make it seem you should believe otherwise. Read full review
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