Survival Priorities During An Emergency

Survival Priorities During An Emergency

A few thoughts about prioritizing one’s priorities in a survival situation. Whether you are planning for, or actually encountering an emergency or disaster, consider this list of priorities.   The right Attitude for Survival Attitude. Improvise, Adapt, and Overcome Beginning with, and maintaining an attitude that includes positivism, adaptability, and clear thinking. One’s immediate assessment,…

Uses For A Mylar Emergency Blanket

Uses For A Mylar Emergency Blanket

A Mylar emergency blanket is a common item in an emergency kit. Everyone should have (at least) one in each of their own kits. They are made from ‘Mylar’ foil material. They don’t cost much and they facilitate a number of practical and potential emergency uses. Here are some uses for a Mylar emergency blanket:…

POLL: Top Categorical Priorities For Your Personal Preparedness

POLL: Top Categorical Priorities For Your Personal Preparedness

I’m talking about categorical areas of preparedness concerns for YOU. The priorities as you seen them from your own perspective. And to add a twist, the poll will be gender based. Two polls. One for men and the other for women. Both polls have the same list of choices. Only respond to the appropriate poll….

Practical Skills for Hands On and Preparedness Viability

Practical Skills for Hands On and Preparedness Viability

Most professional worker skills today are hinged with our modern day way of life. The majority of people in the United States generally work in services rather than manufacturing / hands-on. Preparedness for the ‘here and now’ Preparedness for the potential ‘after’ Having practical skills are beneficial for the now and potentially the ‘after’. ‘After’…

50 Personal Security Tips

50 Personal Security Tips

Personal security is often overlooked, ignored, or never even thought of. Most people go about their daily lives and routines without a thought of potential danger lurking nearby. It’s great that for the most part we don’t have to worry too much about it. The trap though is your normalcy bias towards this notion. Just…

Survival Food Most Common In Preppers Deep Pantry Storage

Survival Food Most Common In Preppers Deep Pantry Storage

Which survival food choices are the most common? If all preppers were able to peek into the deep pantry food storage of others, what survival food types would be the most commonly found? What is Survival Food? It’s any food that you have purposely acquired and set aside (or rotate through) for preparedness. Typically a…

Dual Use Preps – Preparedness Multipliers

Dual Use Preps – Preparedness Multipliers

Guest Article by Bogan The term “Dual Use” is commonly used in international politics and diplomacy to denote technology that has a civilian application but may also be used for military purposes. A crude example for illustrative purposes might be a nuclear power plant that can…oops… also be used to make atom bombs (ayatollah, anyone?)….

Christmas Gift For A Non Prepper

Christmas Gift For A Non Prepper

Here’s a thought… Buy a prep related Christmas gift for a non prepper. A gift that’s actually discretely a prep item. What might that be? Those of us who are already preparedness minded would likely enjoy watching a friend, relative, or child appreciate the value of a prep oriented Christmas gift. Although some prep gifts…

Preps For Short Term Power Outage

Preps For Short Term Power Outage

A short term power outage will only cause inconvenience for most of us. The longer it drags on the more inconvenient. For the sake of discussion and some fun, let’s talk preparedness for a regional power outage lasting 24 hours or less. And let’s say that it happens while you’re at home, not at work….