When you are out and about, things can go downhill quickly. People may start attacking others with very little warning. That is why it is important to avoid becoming an easy target. If you follow the guidelines below, you can get a sense of what it takes to protect yourself from threats by subtly camouflaging yourself like a chameleon.
1. Dress With Purpose
The part of you that many folks will notice first is what you are wearing. If you don’t want to draw attention to yourself, you should put on clothes that fit the style of those around you. Definitely take the season into consideration. If you are sporting a giant coat in the middle of summer, you are definitely going to be spotted.
As far as weapons are concerned, you may think about concealed carrying so that you won’t immediately stand out. If you decide to do this, you can keep your gun readily available by wearing a concealed thigh holster. This can give you a heads up in terms of strategy.
2. Act the Part
Preparation does not end by adjusting your wardrobe. You also need to mold your behavior to fit your mission. Avoid chatting with strangers other than by using small talk or pleasantries. Do not engage in conversations that revolve around politics or religion because you cannot predict how others will respond. Think twice before making eye contact in large cities where people may take this act as a sign of aggression.
3. Observe Your Surroundings
Now that you have adapted your behavior, it is time to pay attention to what is happening around you. Pinpoint anyone who is looking nervously over their shoulders, for example. Check to see if any escape routes are blocked so that you can look for new ones in the case that someone starts chasing you. Keep track of the weather as well.
No one wants to find themselves in a situation where people want to harm others. However, you still need to anticipate many possibilities.
Despite repeated warnings by health experts, many continuously violate the health and safety protocols of Covid19. We have seen people posting on social media big gatherings of family members with their relatives and friends outside their home on Christmas Eve.
Face-to-face parties outside the home are still prohibited this holiday season. Why don’t we listen to the warnings of experts? This way, we can protect ourselves and our loved ones from getting Covid.
On New Year’s Eve, please do not invite your relatives and friends to any physical parties. There is too much at stake if you hold an activity outdoors. Why not invite them to a zoom party. People are doing this worldwide. I think a virtual party is more fun and does not require you to dress up and prepare a lot of food on the table. Let’s be patient, please. We have been in this situation for several months now; let’s wait for a few more until the vaccine reaches the country.
Even with the dramatic turn of events, let us claim a better 2021 for everyone. Happy holidays and please stay safe.
Let’ have a virtual toast for a healthier life in 2021!
Do you have errands that need to be done? Make sure you follow the #NewNormal guidelines before and upon returning home.
All you need to know to keep yourselves prepared and protected against COVID19 are found in the infographics.
There’s still no vaccine or cure against COVID19, the least we can do to protect ourselves and our loved ones from getting the disease is by following safety measures and practices that we are constantly reminded of by the Department of Health. Simple tips or to-do list that we are familiar with. Most of these tips we are actually practicing at home even before the outbreak occur overseas. Maging malinis at maingat tayo sa ating sarili at kapaligiran. This is our new normal now and we must adapt to the “changes” in healthy and hopeful ways.