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Born to Be a Badass

Jul 26, 2021

Mary Stevens is a third degree black belt and martial arts instructor with 18 years experience with Karate, weapons and Jujitsu. She holds a master’s degree from Oxford University and a post-graduate certificate in education. She runs her own Martial Arts School called the Athena School of Karate, has written a series...

Jul 23, 2021

In this episode, we discuss:

  • The most important technique for being safe, our first line of defense
  • What happens in the absence of boundaries
  • Setting firm boundaries 
  • Defending yourself when somebody crosses your boundaries and knowing when your boundaries are violated


Key Takeaways:

  • Set and defend firm boundaries,...

Jul 19, 2021

In this episode, I discuss:

  • Common examples of and statistics on street harassment 
  • How street harassment can affect targets
  • What you can do about street harassment if you're a target
  • A larger perspective on street harassment, more solutions for protecting yourself from predators and reasons behind predatory behavior

Jul 12, 2021

Mytrae Meliana is a Women’s Empowerment and Spiritual Teacher, a Holistic Psychotherapist, Trauma Expert, speaker and author. She leads workshops and programs for women that empower them to heal from trauma, liberate themselves from patriarchy, and connect with the divine feminine so that they can live true, bold,...

Jul 5, 2021

Cindy Villanueva is a memoirist and an inspirational writer with a passion for helping women achieve lives of strength and joy. She’s the author of a terrific book called “Don’t Fight Mad: A Black Belt’s Quest To Recapture Joy” and she is the co-author of “Finding Our Wings: Seven Entrepreneurs on Reclaiming...