We see stories on the news all the time about people who narrowly escape danger and we sometimes think, “If that was me I wouldn’t let that happen” or “If that was me I would have done this…”
There’s probably a good chance you have never experienced being in a life or death situation, so you can’t answer for 100-percent certainty how you would react if you were in one.
Adrenalin kicks in which triggers our flight or fight response. Some people may completely freeze and shut down while others may find an immediate sense of clarity and know exactly what to do to get them out of a dangerous situation.
After being kidnapped and raped, 21-year-old college student Jaila Gladden found clarity.
Her brilliant and brave move very possibly saved her life.