Category: systemic-risk

Traffic Gridlock – Are You Prepared?

Los Angeles, Thanksgiving Getaway 2016 When I saw these traffic images of complete gridlock, and whenever I see or experience a nightmarish traffic situation, it affects me in a way that’s probably a bit different than others… While others who are stuck in the same traffic jam are most likely …

How To Become A Little More Self Sufficient

Most all of us are very dependent upon other systems (infrastructure) to literally keep us alive. Naturally, this is a result of many technological and societal advances that have enabled a more convenient way of life, a ‘modern’ lifestyle. It’s a good thing in the sense of progress, however the …

What Would Happen When The Internet Goes Down

Try this and see what happens in your household… pull the plug on your internet router. How long will it take before there are inconveniences or upset people (especially the younger ones) … I have been having issues with my internet service all week, and this morning it went ‘belly …

3 Ways To Beat Your Normalcy Bias

Change is something that most people are uncomfortable with. We humans live with our familiar routines and habits, and we have some difficulty with situations that are out of the ordinary and out of our ‘comfort zone’. Because we want things to be normal. This is normalcy bias. To make …

As A Prepper, What Are You Preparing For?

Are you preparing just for fun? Or is there a specific reason? While the journey can be enjoyable and liberating, most of us have assessed the many risks that we face today and are preparing for ‘just in case’ one of these risks ‘blows up’ into reality… FEMA (Federal Emergency …