Women can be attacked anytime, any place; physically or verbally. Over a period of weeks and months, training will help a ladies health alone will improve to minimize any anxiety caused if confronted in a situation.
Start with the confidence through physical training. Then learning the moves to defend yourself takes time. (see the video).
Contact Power of One Martial Arts Upland for a free class. See if Jessica and the other instructors can help improve your self dense skills.