The Baby Boomer Survival Guides: Book 1 Be Your Own Body Guard is an empowering book for baby boomers and active, independent seniors. With reduced police protection, increasing underemployment and societal breakdown, baby boomers are increasingly becoming victims of crime. Criminals are becoming more brazen and are targeting baby boomers and seniors. Be Your Own Bodyguard shows you how to develop a strong seven layer pyramid of self-protection. Starting with increasing your awareness of your surroundings. Then it leads you through specific actions to watch out for that may indicate a criminal is targeting you. From there you are lead through how to avoid, deflect, deter and if necessary destroy an assailants ability to attack you. The use of Less lethal weapons such as pepper Spray and Kubotan (self-defense key chain) are explained and instructions on how to effectively use them. And 'weapon-less' methods of self-defense are also presented in case you are attacked in a governmental misnamed 'weapon-free' zone. Your body has numerous effective weapons you can use if caught without pepper spray or Kubotan.