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Staying Safe The Complete Guide to Protecting Yourself, Your Family, and Your Business

ISBN-10: 0060735201

ISBN-13: 9780060735203

Edition: 2004

Authors: Juval Aviv, Benjamin

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List price: $18.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 7/20/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Alana Mbanza is a writer who has dreamed of sharing the transformative power of words since childhood. In her work, she explores the relationship between psychology, spirituality, relationships, and personal development. She believes that all experiences, even "failures," are meant to help us understand and apply spiritual principles. Even more than a writer, she strives to be an active agent of creation, choosing to see and create life through the lens of love. She recognizes and illuminates our human responsibility to be authentic and express our inner truth.Alana's poetry is a gift from the dream world. Most of her pieces emerged from her when she woke from intense dreams, as though her subconscious could not help but express her emotional and spiritual experiences this way. While she had previously been terrified of the messiness of poetry, these new pieces were unstoppable and necessarily cathartic.She feels it is her daily practice of stillness that allows her to open these new dimensions of self, freeing her enough to write honestly. This authentic expression is a direct reflection of spiritual growth and evolution.In addition to writing articles and poetry, Alana travels the world and explores the coffee shops, bookstores, and cultures of new cities. Wherever she goes, she strives to empower other people to share their personal narratives, and works diligently to create a life of fulfillment. Alana believes that: "Art is when you can look at what you've produced and recognize and appreciate it as a part of your authentic self. Art is the feeling and expression of who you really are."

Protecting Yourself and Your Family
Becoming Security-Minded
How to Assess Your Risk
Basic Safety Precautions
Spotting Suspicious Behavior
Dealing with Stress
Educating Children
Helping Children Cope
Tips for the Elderly and Disabled
Survival and Escape Strategies
Ambushes and Assassinations
Dealing with Violence
Surviving as a Hostage
Gunfire, Grenades, and Bombs
Explosions, Fires, and Collapses
Biohazard Avoidance
Nuclear Reactor Emergencies
Mass Destruction Attacks
Cyberterrorism and Internet Security
PC and Password Protection
Thwarting Internet Invaders
Information Systems Security
Mail Handling Guidelines
The Safest Way to Handle Mail
Detecting Lethal Letters and Parcels
Travel Safety
Travel Guidelines and Concerns
Getting Informed/Staying Connected
Avoiding Danger
Streetwise Advice
Everyday Commuting
Selecting a Hotel
Extra Security Precautions
Carjacking Survival
Kidnapping Survival
Tips for Women
If All Goes Wrong
Staying Healthy
Airline Safety
Flying Smart
Air Travel Security Rules
Young or Disabled Travelers
Foreign Airline Safety
Hijacking Survival
Airplane Evacuation
Safeguarding Your Identity and Protecting Your Business
Protecting against Fraud and Identity Theft
Fraud and Identity Theft
Proactive Measures
Lost or Stolen Cards
SSN and Check Theft
Restoring Your Credit
Frauds and Scams
Planning Ahead
Protecting Your Business and Buildings
The Threat Matrix
Security Doctrine
Personnel Safety
Physical Security
Reducing Vulnerabilities
Emergency Preparedness
Bomb Threats and Explosions
Contingency and Continuity Planning
Final Thoughts
Where to Get Help and Information