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Using Visualization For Success

July 28, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin


If you want to be successful (at whatever you’re doing or planning to do), an effective method is to use visualization for your success. Visualize it. See it through your mind’s eye. It works.

Here’s more of what I mean:

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Preparing For A Long Term Economic Depression

July 27, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin


In case you haven’t noticed, the world is slowing down. More specifically, the worlds consumption and production. What amazes me is how you wouldn’t have any idea whatsoever if all you did was watch the mainstream news at 6-oclock.

China’s stock market is in a major crash. The reason? Industrial output is weak and China’s economy is slowing. Why? Because they’re not shipping as much ‘stuff’ elsewhere like they used to. Why? Because people aren’t buying as much ‘stuff’. Why? Because most people are tapped out. Why? Because we have reached or are rapidly reaching ‘peak debt’.

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A Straight Razor For SHTF

July 27, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin


While looking back through history, the straight razor was the tool that was used to shave. Before the days of electricity and electric shavers and before the days of disposable razors, the straight razor got the job done. In fact, a straight razor can get the job done today just as well.

While so many preppers are filling their pantries and closets with supplies, what about your shaving needs after the SHTF?

I just picked up a straight razor from a USA knife maker who not only makes his products here in the United States, but they are hand hammered and hand forged. The real deal…

Here is just a little bit more about it:

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Sunday Pictures (2015-07-26)

July 26, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin

This red ‘momma squirrel’ recently had six baby squirrels

It’s not all doom and gloom out there. Take a look around at nature and it might lift your spirits… Here’ more:

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What did you do for your preparedness this week? (2015-07-25)

July 25, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin

Thomas Kinkade – Nature’s Paradise

Open-forum. Voice your opinions, Q&A, what you did this week…

The most read new article from this past week was “EMP – Can This Happen?”. Fortunately it has not happened (yet), and there are lots of opinions regarding the plausibility of such an event. It sure gets you to thinking about worst-case-scenario preparedness…

Its hard to believe there’s only one week left in July – where is this summer going? Never seems to be enough time to get in all the projects that I want to… 😉

Okay, lets hear from you:

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Food Price Inflation Is One Good Reason To Acquire Food Storage

July 24, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin


While looking at recent government statistics regarding the CPI (Consumer Price Index), I notice (as most of you instinctively know) that food prices have been going up much higher than the government acclaimed inflation rate – which they continually tell us is low.

Well the fact is that by even their own numbers, many food prices have increased substantially – even during just this past year.

Here are some examples, and the rationale to build and acquire your own food storage (beyond just a few days or weeks)

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United States Power Generation Locations And Our Reliance On Nuclear, Coal, Gas, Oil, Hydro

July 24, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin


The modern world is entirely dependent upon and fueled by electricity from power generation sources which primarily are sourced from nuclear, coal, gas, oil, and hydro.

Some of you might be interested to see the following maps which show where each power source is located as well as its relative size with respect to each plant’s annual generation of power.

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