On Demand Learning When It Fits Your Schedule. “A study by Carnegie Mellon University found people tend to overestimate the extent to which they will take action–for themselves or others–when they are faced with a dangerous situation. Thus, courage is built over time through repetition and experience, more than through imagination.” –Google on the topic …
She scanned the parking lot around her, noting it was too poorly lit to make her feel at ease. She took a little longer scanning to ensure her safety. Then, stooping into the car, juggling purse, keys and luggage she caught movement in her peripheral vision.
Three cars down from her stood a man.
We are silent as we continue making our way off the mountain. I am considering her perception to the encounter while she is likely considering mine. Understanding that she has not registered the encounter with the same potential I have, I know she is catching up… considering the information I have shared. Conceptually, we are on different pages. I want, rather I need for us to both understand what may lie ahead of us. Time feels compressed because it is. There will be another encounter with him.
This is the continued story of what happened to me and my dear friend Kristina while on a hike Summer 2021.
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This is a concept I teach and so the answer comes to me readily: your mind has registered circumstances indicating a threat may be imminent. You are moving inside the survival mechanism known as fight or flight.
Every Woman has a Story to Tell and Inside Each there is Wisdom. This happened to me and my friend Kristina on a hike, Summer 2021.
Tactics, laws, method, and technology evolve in this world. Be sure you are too.