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Site news and updates

Hello, lovely, appreciated, and valued followers of OHO. I have some brief real talk and admin updates for you today. Some of you may have noticed that the pace of content here has slowed down a bit recently. There are several reasons. OHO began, somewhat coincidentally, in the early days of COVID with its reduced …

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AMA: Volume 1 – Why guns, and other lessons learned

Wow, you guys had lots of really great questions! Thank you for being such engaged and thoughtful followers. Without you, OHO would be less. I’m going to answer a few of them today, but some others deserve some more attention and you’ll see them addressed in upcoming posts. Let’s start with these, which I think …

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When you’re targeted for what you look like

It’s been almost exactly one year since I posted the below and sadly, not much has changed. We are still seeing high-profile attacks against Asian Americans, and we are still seeing gaps in effective self-defense that takes into account the unique social and cultural experience of Asian Americans. I’ve started putting more work specifically into …

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Happy birthday to me!

Yesterday, On Her Own turned two years old. I’m honored and delighted that you’re with me on this journey, whether you’ve been here since the very beginning or you’ve come on board more recently. Some of my posts have reached only a few hundred of you and others, tens of thousands of you. I’m told …

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Thanksgiving 2021

We’ve talked about gratitude before, and why it’s so important not just to show your appreciation to those around you but for your own mental health and well-being. While it’s important every day, it’s no surprise that it becomes top of mind in the United States this time of year with Thanksgiving around the corner …

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One year already?!

One year ago today, On Her Own officially launched. Thank you for being part of the journey and the growth. I’ve really enjoyed teaching you some of what I know, and learning some of what you know, and look forward to continuing. Safety and security is a holistic problem that encompasses a person’s entire life, …

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