Striving to be more self sufficient costs money, time, labor. It can become all consuming depending on extent. But is it all worth it?
Here’s how to handle our new normal: Don’t stress out over the things you can’t change. Instead, we all need to use that energy to adapt.
The Greater Depression. The middle class. What’s it all going to look like? We seem to be heading there. The new normal. We’re beginning to see it…
When you see bad things coming on the horizon, do you feel compelled to warn others? At what point do you give up (because they’re not concerned)?
Which state offers the best opportunity for the pursuit of life, liberty, and happiness? Are there any left for this pursuit? Or are they all turning “left”?
There tend to be one of two reactions upon discovering that someone is successful. Happy for them, or jealous and vindictive of their success. Why is that?
We are inherently tribal, characterized by a tendency to form groups or by strong group loyalty. Globalism may be incompatible with our core being.
Though most government today is bloated beyond obese, how much would be just enough? And does anyone want that anymore (just enough)?
I love the Scout motto, Be Prepared! It fits right in with the theme of our site here on Modern Survival Blog and the things we often talk about. Lets have a look at their Emergency Preparedness Merit Badge. Why? Because I think it’s cool that they have such a merit badge topic and I’ll…
UPDATE: Poll results are in: (Jump to results) Many of us live a preparedness lifestyle to varying extents. Some casually, others more seriously. What is a preparedness lifestyle? From small increments all the way to large effort, it’s basically a lifestyle that integrates: – aspects of self sufficiency, self reliance– general preparedness for systemic disruption–…