Category Archives: Emergency Preparedness

How to Practice Bugging Out

How to Practice Bugging Out The bugout has been turned into a bit of a game over the last 5 years and its a real pet peeve of mine. Maybe its the funny Disney kind of name we have given it. I blame much of it on the idea that it was once a focal …

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6 Money Mistakes that Decrease Preppers Survivability

6 Money Mistakes that Decrease Preppers Survivability Managing money is a tough enough task when you aren’t dealing with thoughts of the end times. Just paying bills and not eating out too much can be a practice in sheer willpower. Not to mention we are working harder to make money these days. Most people are …

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6 Strategies That Will Boost Your Attitude in a Survival Scenario

6 Strategies That Will Boost Your Attitude in a Survival Scenario If you read any of the great generals or war commanders you will be faced with the importance of morale. There are a number of great methods these men used to boost attitude or morale in hard times. Perhaps the most notable of all …

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The Four Morons of the Apocalypse

The Four Morons of the Apocalypse We deserve a good laugh. I think for all the reading about the apocalypse and all the planning to thwart our own end there is something very comforting about some comedic writing like this. Make no bones about it, though its enlightening, this article is comedy. There are real …

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The Different Types of First Aid Kits

The Different Types of First Aid Kits The power of a serious first aid kit can be unparalleled in a survival situation. Even something as simple as a hurricane. When you see floods and winds take out power and drop trees in your neighborhood having a first aid kit makes life better. The medicines inside, …

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Disaster strikes – What to do?

Disaster strikes – What to do? Once the brown stuff hits the fan, every judgment you make will increase or decrease your chances of survival. Only by taking the proper decisions you will be able to keep you and your loved ones safe. Failing to take immediate action and not exploiting the information you have …

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Here’s How a Massive Cyberattack Could Happen To Us

Here’s How a Massive Cyberattack Could Happen To Us You might think that the attacks on retailers or the current ransomware virus that is spreading throughout the net are small pennies. You may think that these attacks do not have the potential to cause any real harm. You may think that your money is protected …

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Tactical Vest For The Prepper

Tactical Vest For The Prepper We have stuff. As preppers we keep a lot of stuff, for the most part. Depending on the type of prepper you are you may have tons of stuff. Of course, too much is just a waste of money and time. Still, if you are dealing with a serious disaster …

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Have You Taken Prepping Too Far?

Have You Taken Prepping Too Far? At some point, every person who is into preparedness, survivalism, and even homesteading ask themselves if they’ve taken things too far. Especially in the first and second groups, the question may come up more than once – “Am I taking prepping too far?” You may feel like the only thing …

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Why We Prepare, And What Scares Me Most

Why We Prepare, And What Scares Me Most Most of us don’t have enough fingers and toes on which we can count the many issues that push us to prep. For many who look at a title like this you may think you are looking at a run of the mill article about EMP, Pandemic, …

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7 Steps to Take Immediately After an Emergency Situation Ends

7 Steps to Take Immediately After an Emergency Situation Ends I really like this process and I think that it should not only be steps taken after an emergency but this should be a process used over and over while the post disaster events and environments change. This is a very important part of what …

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A Game Plan For Surviving An Arena Attack

A Game Plan For Surviving An Arena Attack This article asks a question that all Americans must ask themselves. Since the events of 9/11 the best medicine for staying alive has been to avoid crowds. You have seen this advice given all over the internet, news and in books. Of course, the issue is what …

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The Ultimate Prepper’s Survival Guide – Survive When Disaster Strikes.

The Ultimate Prepper’s Survival Guide – Survive When Disaster Strikes If you are looking for a nice long read that you can cuddle up with this weekend this is the one. The author has taken a lot of time to really put together a solid read on food storage. There are other topics in this …

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13 Tips to Survive a Protest

13 Tips to Survive a Protest This is an incredible concept but in 2017 we are dealing with protests is a dangerous things. We have seen the fall of the peaceful protest  on campuses all across American. Though it might make you feel upset that we have reached this point I think its important that …

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Why You Need To Prepare For The Coming Biological Disaster Today

Why You Need To Prepare For The Coming Biological Disaster Today I really liked lingo of secondary effects when discussing the biological threats in this article. The discussion of disease and illness or even biological attacks are all very terrifying ones when it comes to the average person. We have seen the attacks in Syria …

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69 Percent Of Americans Do Not Have An Adequate Emergency Fund

69 Percent Of Americans Do Not Have An Adequate Emergency Fund Americans do a terrible job at saving money. There is no getting around that. It takes a lot of time and effort to save money. This also tends to mirror their preparedness level as well. Its easy to say this type of thing without …

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5 Skills And 5 Tools For Every Prepper

5 Skills And 5 Tools For Every Prepper There is something to be said about these primer articles. I enjoy looking into them and seeing what is left to learn. There are always little tips that can be gleaned from any article. Skills and tools are the basis for much of what we do as …

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In a Disaster, Your Sense of Smell Is One of Your First Lines of Defense

In a Disaster, Your Sense of Smell Is One of Your First Lines of Defense This is a very interesting article that helps you get back to the very core of what you are. When you are awash in the survival tools you can often forget about the survival animal that you are. Its amazing …

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The Reasons Why You Should Not Be Prepping From Fear Alone…

The Reasons Why You Should Not Be Prepping From Fear Alone… Though we like to think of prepping as a way to get ready for scary disasters it is truly a journey. There is no denying that the journey in preparedness most often starts out with fear. It is the realization of just how weak …

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Dealing with unreasonable people during and after SHTF

Dealing with unreasonable people during and after SHTF People are the most destructive force in a shtf disaster. Of course, the seriously cataclysmic disasters will cause tons of damage but the true threat to those who make it are the people around them. More importantly we are talking about the people who are unprepared. They …

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5 Lost Survival Lessons I Learned from the Amish

5 Lost Survival Lessons I Learned from the Amish When it comes to walking the walk its hard to overlook the Amish. They have been living the same self reliant lifestyle for a long time and pride themselves on the fact that they do not need the luxuries of the modern world to survive. Of …

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Is Your Prepper’s Nightstand Equipped for Survival?

Some folks keep their nightstand minimalist, with just a lamp and a clock. Others clutter it with pretty decorative items, sentimental pictures, and the latest book they’re reading. Then there’s the prepper’s nightstand, which is equipped for a wide variety of middle-of-the-night emergencies. Imagine this: You awaken in the middle of the night and something …

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When the Heat Stays on for too long: Heat injury

When the Heat Stays on for too long: Heat injury With the summer upon us its very important that we give the heat its due. Whether you seek refuge in a home that is well equipped with air conditioning or if you enjoy the heat you must understand. Its important that you realize the danger …

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The Last Minute Shopper’s Guide to Panic Prepping

When a disaster draws near, suddenly, preppers don’t seem quite so crazy anymore. It becomes mainstream to engage in a flurry of activity that looks like an episode of Doomsday Preppers being fast-forwarded across the screen. Panic prepping happens more often than you might think. We see it frequently when the news outlets warn of …

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Five Ways To Teach Your Kids Situational Awareness

Five Ways To Teach Your Kids Situational Awareness What we do with kids and how our preparedness lifestyle effects them is a tricky situation. There is a magic in being a kid and its very important that we do not extinguish that magic. The world will dump gallons of reality on that flame, don’t you …

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