This is some good advice.
If you’re going to carry a firearm, you need to adopt a habitual way of living. This can include where you go, what you do, how you dress and how you view other people and situations. It starts with awareness and alertness. The world can be a dangerous place, and you may have to face that danger at some point to protect yourself or your loved ones. That’s why we carry.
While you need not be paranoid about this, you need to remain in a state of relaxed alert, what we call Condition Yellow at Gunsite Academy, any time you are out and about. The first principle of personal defense (from my mentor, Col. Jeff Cooper) is alertness.
You can’t stop an attack unless you see it coming, so stay alert and position yourself to take advantage of potential cover…
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