Category: Safety

Home Security Systems: DIY vs. Professional

Options for a good home security system used to be much simpler: you needed a deadbolt, a heavy door, and a solid baseball bat. However, as technology has advanced, it’s provided many more (and safer) options for protecting homes. A number of companies now provide home security monitoring. And still more provide technology that you Read More…

How to Safely Escape an Abusive Relationship

One in three women and one in four men have experienced some form of physical violence from a partner. In the United States, nearly 20 people are abused by an intimate partner per minute. If you’re in an abusive situation, you’re not alone, and there are ways to keep yourself safe. First, know that computer Read More…

The Safest Ways to Travel

The first day of spring has come and gone, bringing with it the anticipation of warmer weather, the great outdoors, and above all, vacations! This time of year, people around the world are sitting down to plan their next opportunity for rest and relaxation. While it can be easy to become caught up in the Read More…

Selling Online and Staying Safe

Some people sell things online to make a little bit of money on the side. Some people sell just to get rid of their old stuff. Others actually use it as their full-time income. No matter what you use internet selling sites for, one thing is for sure: they can come with a bit of Read More…

How to Be Extra-Safe When Staying in a Hotel

Whether you’re on a business trip, vacationing, or just trying to get away from the monotony of day-to-day life, your hotel is an important part of traveling. It’s your home base when you’re away from home, your safe space in a strange place. Hotels are normally set up to be as safe as possible. But Read More…

It’s Easy to Cross the Country Safely

Yes, it’s still chilly out there. But before you know it, spring will arrive, and with it, road trip weather. Crossing the country is an adventure, one that can be incredibly satisfying. You’ll be able to see a wide variety of sights, visit widely known attractions, and enjoy yourself in some unique locations. However, safety Read More…

Why Parents Should Talk to Their Kids About Safety

As parents, you have a huge responsibility. You’re the ones setting your children up for the rest of their lives! It can be a daunting prospect. But there are plenty of ways to make sure you’re doing all you can. One of the best ways to set your kids up for success is to talk Read More…

4 Ways Women Can Protect Themselves from Sexual Harassment

No one deserves to be the victim of sexual harassment or assault, no matter how they act, what they wear, or where they go. However, certain non-tangible things can help you prevent sexual harassment before it ever happens, or stop it in its tracks. One of the biggest things that make it difficult to escape Read More…

Why You Shouldn’t Sit at a Red Light With Your Car Door Unlocked

If your commute is especially long, you drive for a living, or you live in a very populated area, you probably spend a substantial amount of time sitting at red lights. While traffic lights are necessary to keep city streets organized and (relatively) accident-free, it can still be annoying to have to sit there for Read More…

How to Protect Yourself from Getting Robbed

The need to protect ourselves from crime is an unfortunate reality of daily life. However, even though it may be prudent to do so, people don’t like having to think about defending themselves. Many people may take classes or learn the basics of self-defense, but they hope to avoid having to use that knowledge. The Read More…