Category Archives: Life Tips

Tips From An Irma Survivor

Tips From An Irma Survivor We have more concrete information on what real disaster looks like in modern America right now than ever before. For preppers and disaster preparedness enthusiasts, the information that comes out of places like Puerto Rico, Florida and Texas is priceless. It tells the tale of how much you will need …

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Competing in the 24 Hour Sniper Adventure Challenge

Competing in the 24 Hour Sniper Adventure Challenge Its so rare that we measure our skills. I think its very important that we take the time to measure what we are trying to achieve. Prepping and the skills therein can be very overwhelming. One thing that makes it so nerve racking is the fact that …

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Tips For Choosing A Survival Tent For Your Bug Out Plan

Tips For Choosing A Survival Tent For Your Bug Out Plan If you plan to go camping or if your bug out plan requires for you to stay in the wild for more than a few days, you will need a proper tent to fight off the elements. Choosing a good tent for your family …

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5 Reasons to Buy Silver

5 Reasons to Buy Silver Silver is the winner for preppers in the precious metals game. You will not be able to do the same things with gold that you can with silver. Most of this has to do with the value. If one ounce of gold costs $1300 you are going to need such …

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9 Insane And Near Death Stories Of Survival

9 Insane And Near Death Stories Of Survival There is no better teacher than personal experience. Nothing hurts worse than our failures but they always push us to do much more and go much further. After reading these near-death survival stories you will learn from others terrifying experiences as well. It’s an incredible thing to …

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Two Keys to Prepping Against Antibiotic Resistance

Two Keys to Prepping Against Antibiotic Resistance Do you remember the first time you heard about MRSA or any other type of antibiotic resistance strain of bacteria? It was a terrifying idea. All of your life you depend on antibiotics to pull you out of some of your worst illnesses. Now, you can talk about …

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Want to Be Better Prepared? Find Some Prepper Friends

Want to Be Better Prepared? Find Some Prepper Friends We’ve all heard about Jim Rohn, the motivational speaker and business philosopher who said that we are the average of the five people with whom we spend the most time. This relates to so much more than business success. If you are a person who is striving to …

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Situational Awareness: How You Can Master Survival, Work, Life and Spot the Bad Guys

Situational Awareness: How You Can Master Survival, Work, Life and Spot the Bad Guys How aware of your surroundings are you? A thief could sneak up behind you, someone who looks suspicious can leave a bag in a public area or a person could be about to commit a horrible crime. All of this could …

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Must Have This Powerful New Way to Locate and Navigate

Must Have This Powerful New Way to Locate and Navigate Navigation is a skill that must be practiced. For many Americans, they get a few days out of the year to really get lost. Most of us are landlocked in some sort of concrete jungle. When you start taking to the woods or maybe hunting …

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9 Simple Tips You Need to Buy the Best EDC Flashlight

9 Simple Tips You Need to Buy the Best EDC Flashlight They say the best flashlight is the one you have on you when you need it most. Problem is: how do you make sure you’ve bought the best flashlight to do what you need to with it? There are tons of posts out there …

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Recognizing and Resolving Common Vitamin Deficiencies

Recognizing and Resolving Common Vitamin Deficiencies Thanks to the constant burrowing of science into how our bodies work we are now more educated than ever on the effect of vitamins on the body. We know that low levels of Vitamin D can actually make people depressive. We know that mega doses of Vitamin C can …

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How to Save Money Buying Prepper Gear

How to Save Money Buying Prepper Gear When I rad an article like this I tend to think about cheap crap that doesn’t really work. Saving money on anything can go one of two ways. We can spend less money on cheaper products and that tends to work against us though many of us still …

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Predicting Weather When the Grid is Down, The Acu-Rite 01036

Predicting Weather When the Grid is Down, The Acu-Rite 01036 This is a very interesting article on a topic that I do not know much about. What I like about this article is the idea of reoccurring disaster. We all know what happens to a community that is hit by a category 3 or 4 …

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Bugging Out From School: Build a Kit and Make a Plan That Won’t Get Your Kids Expelled

Bugging Out From School: Build a Kit and Make a Plan That Won’t Get Your Kids Expelled I find it hard to believe that there are any parents out there that wouldn’t understand the importance of an article like this. It takes a smart parent to recognize the risks in schools and it takes an …

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Make Sure You’re Securing Your Garage Door

Make Sure You’re Securing Your Garage Door When the fortification of your home becomes an issue its easy to bolster locks on doors and pay more attention to windows as well. Still, there are other ways to get into your home that you may not be considering. have you thought about basement doors? When it …

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TEOTWAWKI Playlist: Your Soundtrack for the End of the World

TEOTWAWKI Playlist: Your Soundtrack for the End of the World When the world ends, what will you have queued up on your playlist? Death metal, classic rock, hip hop, or feel-good music- no matter your taste or genre, if you enjoy it, music can help you get by in dark times. We cobbled together a …

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Top Tips to Prepare Your Parents for Emergencies

Top Tips to Prepare Your Parents for Emergencies The glue that holds this society together is the parents. You have to understand that. No matter what stance you take on children you have to support those parents who are doing the work. The kids are our future. You know the deal. It was my kids …

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10 Survival Tips for Camping in the Rain

10 Survival Tips for Camping in the Rain Though much of the camping that happens in this nation is for the benefit of leisure its still a great opportunity. You will find yourself in the throes of a great opportunity to practice your self reliance and survival skills. No issue better presents itself than that …

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Should You Invest In “Junk Silver” and Other Precious Metals For Survival?

Should You Invest In “Junk Silver” and Other Precious Metals For Survival? Does the phrase junk silver sound foreign to you? I am not sure how many people have any interest in precious metals at all. If you think that investing in gold and silver might be worth your while. There is real value in …

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4 T’s of Emergency Communications Planning

4 T’s of Emergency Communications Planning If the lights go out or if a serious disaster strikes how will you know what’s going on? Do you have a communication method that will help without the aid of electricity or Wi-Fi. Many preppers have powerful radios that use the power of the sun to keep them …

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7 Steps for Maintaining Proper Sanitation during Power Outage

7 Steps for Maintaining Proper Sanitation during Power Outage Whether you know it of not proper sanitation and personal hygiene will be one of the most important things for you to master. Disease and infection will kill many more people than bullets from an AR15. The problem is that sanitation falls very low on the …

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How I Formed A Mutual Assistance Group

How I Formed A Mutual Assistance Group I am a huge fan of the MAG or mutual assistance group. It is my belief that now is the time for us to be making relationships within the community. There is such gold left unmined in communities across the nation. We hardly talk to our neighbors and …

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3 Fight Enders From Knee On Belly Position!

3 Fight Enders From Knee On Belly Position! This may sound like some kind of a different language if you are unfamiliar with the language of fighting. This is a great video on fighting and defending yourself. Knee on belly is a tremendously dominant position in a practice called Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Its is the …

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38 Alternative Uses for Unused Household Items

38 Alternative Uses for Unused Household Items The graphic work of people in the design business never cease to amaze me. This one is something of a life hacks meets a preparedness graphic. I was blown away by some of the ideas on this graphic. These alternate uses are like gold to preppers like me. …

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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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