Anonymous said: Hi... It's Kate. i'm still here, still fighting. Some days the tides are to much to bear and I sink beneath them for a moment or so. For some reason or another I tend to resurface. i'm not sure why i fight anymore, I just know I do.
It’s good to keep fighting. Even when everything seems dark, there is always something to look forward to. Even if it is something really small. Keep fighting. We are here for you and want you to keep swimming beautiful.
This could be helpful to some of you. I pray that you read it if you are feeling in a vunerable place.
why aren’t these being reblogged more often?
i rather see these than “keys in hand”
Umm so since I’m stupid could someone kindly explain each step for me like step 3 am i head butting him in the face or the chest?
I think it depends on the height of the person, but I suppose the head is a more effective target. I hope this helps :)
Step 1: Step back the moment he reaches for you.
Step 2: Duck!
Step 3: Head butt him in the chin. It’s very important that it is the chin and not the chest because it is much more uncomfortable and disorienting to have your teeth bang together especially if it cuts his tongue (which it will if it is in the way). More than likely height won’t matter. He will be leaning forward from the missed attempt at grabbing you.
Step 4: Knee him in the balls.
Step 5: When he doubles over, jab him on his back. I believe at the base of the neck just above the shoulder blades would be best. I’m not an expert, but this seems like the best place, imo.
Step 6: Don’t lose contact. Bring your other hand over and slam your hands against the sides of his heads as hard as possible. Right on the ears is the best place; it is extremely disorienting if done correctly. Then take his head and bring it down on your knee as you bring your knee up. It’s very important that you avoid the nose because if you knee his nose it will definitely break and more than likely the bones will stab his brain killing him, so aim for his mouth instead.
Step 7: Keep your knee up and bring your foot out to kick him over. Personally, I don’t like the image because it looks like she kicked him with her toes. You do not want to do that. Instead kick him with the ball or heel of your foot and put power behind it with a push.
Step 8: He is on the ground. You could probably stop here and he would get the picture, but if you really want to…Your leg is still in the air from the kick. With all your force slam the edge of your your heel on his side. It will be more effective if you lower your body first by bending at the knee of the leg your weight is on. Done right, you can break a rib or two.
reblogging again for that^
Reblogging for the steps in the image and the explanation in the comments. I don’t so much like the explanation on the image proper, but I appreciate the thought behind it (here, have a self-defense thing, it could save you) and so I’m passing it on.
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2. Something Good Can Work - Two Door Cinema Club
3. Who You Are - Jessie J
4. Float On - Modest Mouse
5. The Show Must Go On - Queen
6. The Masterplan - Oasis
7. the Middle - Jimmy Eat World
8. Darlin - Avril Lavigne
9. The Tiger Inside Will Eat the Child - Kate Miller Heidke
10. Under Pressure - Queen & David Bowie
11. Skyscraper - Demi Lovato
12. Even Angels Fall - Vanessa Carlton
13. Hold On Till May - Pierce the Veil
14. After the Storm - Mumford & Sons
15. Adam’s Song - Blink 182
16. We’ll live - Flatsound
17. Everybody Hurts - REM
18. The Cave - Mumford & Sons
19. Hold On - Wilson Phillips
20. All Star - Smash Mouth
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