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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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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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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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This is Why Location is Key for your Long Term Wilderness Survival Shelter

This is Why Location is Key for your Long Term Wilderness Survival Shelter This author has put it all together in one article. When you are considering a location for long term survival that means your situation is dire enough. You have to focus on several things when you are considering a place for long …

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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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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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The Different Types of Prepping (And Preppers)

The Different Types of Prepping (And Preppers) There is something great about articles like this one. Its just a fun article. You will find the breakdown of all of these prepper types super entertaining. I will never know why we, as humans, love the idea of categorization. Its such an incredible thing. Boxing ourselves into …

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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 Three Best Ways to Feed Yourself in a Survival Scenario: Hint – It’s Not By Hunting

The Three Best Ways to Feed Yourself in a Survival Scenario Do you plan on breaking out the compound bow and taking down a couple bucks to get you through the year? It takes time and serious effort simply hunt a deer and we don’t always walk away with a deer when deer hunting. This …

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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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When It Comes To EMP Preparedness You Only Have Two Choices

When It Comes To EMP Preparedness You Only Have Two Choices One of the most searched disasters on the net is the EMP. The grid collapsing electromagnetic pulse is scary because its real. The effects of the blast are not guaranteed and a full grid collapse is not a given. Still, we could see some …

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7 Homesteading Jobs For Winter

7 Homesteading Jobs For Winter For the homesteader and the remote homesteader in particular its never to early to start thinking about winter. I think it is so important to have a plan for the whole year. Its not a bad idea to put together what I like to call a Master Schedule. This will …

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Life After SHTF: Learning to Live Without

Life After SHTF: Learning to Live Without This is a combo for you, right here. What we have in this post is a an intriguing article itself as well as a podcast to back it up. One of the burning questions about disaster is what are you capable of living without. This article features a …

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Three Products Every Prepper Should Know and Use

Three Products Every Prepper Should Know and Use How many articles could have a name like this? How many products could you fit into an article like this? I chose this one in particular because it has one of my favorite products and one that I really think more preppers need to know about. Though …

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Letters from Venezuela: This Is What Life Is Really Like in a Post-Collapse Society

If you ever wondered what life was really like in a post-collapse society, look no further than Venezuela. Here is a first-hand report of everyday life there. The country has been on the way down since a socialist government destroyed the economy. From 2012 to 2015 private ownership of guns was banned, stocking up on …

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How Homesteading Has Made Me A Better Wife

How Homesteading Has Made Me A Better Wife Sometimes its a title that makes the whole thing go. This article has one such article. If you have gone through the adversity of starting and running a homestead you know it changes you. Most of the time it changes you for the better. This author has …

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Choosing Land For An Off-grid Or Bug Out Location

Choosing Land For An Off-grid Or Bug Out Location To build an off-grid home or bug out location is a dream for many preppers and survivalists. However, the building itself isn’t as valuable as the land it is built on. If you have the option to choose where to build your safe haven you have …

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Triangulating Your Position in the Wilderness

Triangulating Your Position in the Wilderness What are you capable of with a simple compass and map? Even if you are someone who is not often in the wilderness its important to ask yourself how your will find your way without a phone. We have become so dependent on maps that are generated by satellites …

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6 Methods of Thinking Like an Operative

6 Methods of Thinking Like an Operative Thinking like an operative is a very appealing idea to many. We are all undergoing some sort of transformation on the journey of preparedness. We are all looking to be more efficient and maybe even looking to impress those around us with our change. Along the journey you …

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Test your Might with these Survival Challenges

Test your Might with these Survival Challenges Are you an armchair survivalist? Be honest. Maybe a better phrase would be a survival bookworm. You may know a lot about what needs to happen in a survival situation but what about actually pulling it off. Are your training with your firearms and survival weapons. How about …

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Make Your Own Pill Bottle Survival Kit

Make Your Own Pill Bottle Survival Kit I am not really a big fan of these minimalist, project survival kits. Unless of course they are used as project survival kits.When I look at this one and its contents I see some great little additions. You might call them mini additions. There is more in this …

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