Best States To Live A Preparedness Lifestyle
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Best States To Live A Preparedness Lifestyle

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…

Urbanites Moving to Rural Paradise Ruining It for the Natives
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Urbanites Moving to Rural Paradise Ruining It for the Natives

People from the city regions with their urban ideas can make it difficult or disrupt the way of life for those who live rural. What do I mean by that? In my view there are two primary contributing factors: Cities Control Political Direction 1. The cities constitute the political direction of a region. Even a…

Self Reliance & Self Sufficiency – What’s The Difference?
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Self Reliance & Self Sufficiency – What’s The Difference?

Self Reliance or Self Sufficiency, what’s the difference? People tend to use these terms interchangeably. I have been guilty of it too. However if you dig into it a bit, there is a difference in their meaning.   Self Reliance Being self reliant is about not being dependent on external “flows”. Self reliance is relying…

Be Prepared. Not Fearful. Not Scared.
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Be Prepared. Not Fearful. Not Scared.

Too often, the notion of being prepared, having a preparedness mindset, being a (gasp) ‘prepper’, is associated with fear, worry, or even paranoia. While some personalities do excessively give in to these emotions, I’m here to tell you that from my point of view preparedness and prepping has much more to do with feelings tied…

A Lifetime Of Time – Our Most Precious Commodity
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A Lifetime Of Time – Our Most Precious Commodity

Guest article, by ‘NRP’ Time is all there is. This past weekend I got into a “funk” thinking about ‘where did the Month go’. That grew into ‘where did the Year go’ and of course next ‘where did all the Time go’? So I wanted to present an article about ”Time” with the idea of…

Survival Retreat Population Density
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Survival Retreat Population Density

Population density and survival retreat location are inversely proportional. That is, most survival retreat locations will tend to be located in low population density areas. Survival Retreat Whether you live there full time, as a 2nd ‘home’, or a bug out location, it’s a place outside and away from the main stream population. It is…