This is important especially because of the last two entries. Even though we will be patient, kind and nice we must at no time lose our situational awareness. That means never switching off your risk analysis. We should never walk around with our head in the clouds. It is vital to be aware of our surroundings at all times, to scan for danger and analyze risks constantly. This comes back to point 3. Minimize risk, through preparation, either by training or planning one should learn how to identify threats early.
Please read the originial post here: https://www.aikidoodtu.org/how-do-you-protect-yourself-while-traveling/