Out in the world, there are so many places to get all of your supplies and resources for survival and prepping. The market is very well saturated, and filled to the brim with businesses eager to sell to you. It's sometimes nice to have that variety. However, they can often end up quite expensive at some places, or you can be spread to thin searching everywhere for the perfect thing you want. That's why it's nice to sometimes just learn about a store or two you can get a lot of your survival stuff. And wouldn't you know it, Goodwill stores … [Read more...] about 14 Invaluable Survival Items We’re Shocked to Discover at a Local Goodwill
When it comes to SHTF, our way of life really declines. Things get brutal, more chaotic, out of hand, and just plain messier. We'll end up dirtier, unhealthier, and weaker post-collapse. This is especially due to the lack of healthcare and doctors once SHTF. There's nobody around to provide that kind of medical help anymore, so you're on your own, and soon enough sicknesses and diseases will be much more common and infectious. That's when antibiotics swoop in and save the day. There isn't much physically you can do to avoid disease, but … [Read more...] about These Are 4 Antibiotics That No One Should be Without When a Catastrophe Hits
There are a lot of various valuable resources we need for survival. Things like food and water, which we constantly need and have to rely on. And there's no problem with that. Our need for these resources is just how things are. However, have you ever tried looking at those valuable resources and items differently? As in, not just ways to survive. Well, whether you have or haven't, you may have to if SHTF. If you find yourself in any kind of SHTF situation, then the possibility these resources may be needed for trade and barter could be … [Read more...] about The 10 Commodities That Will Most Likely Become Valuable for Trading After an Economic Collapse:
Proper survival is all about self-reliance and being able to do everything you need to on your own. While of course there's no rule against using survival tools and that it's actually a good idea to do so, you should still not have to count on them in tough situations. And for most of us, we counter that by simply learning new skills. Getting our bodies coordinated and stronger, so we can handle tougher situations. Which, for the record, isn't a bad idea at all. It's just we do that so much. Even now, most of the things we learn are … [Read more...] about The Top Survival Books You Can Get Your Hands on for the Ultimate Survival Brain Food!
It's hard to know when you could face an unfortunate situation, SHTF or not. It's future events, so it overall is truly unpredictable. So for most people, that just means they'll be caught off guard in regards to whatever comes their way. But for us preppers, we've learned to be ready for anything. So that means that we've got to be doing whatever we can to be ready, unlike those not a part of the prepping community. And what are some ways we can be ready for anything? Of course, we've always got our knowledge and skills. That just comes … [Read more...] about These 7 EDC Items Are Can’t Live Without Supplies Everyone Must Have at All Times!
You can never really tell how long a SHTF situation is going to last. It's something that hasn't happened yet, so while you can come up with rough estimates, there's nothing too accurate. There's really just no way to tell what could actually happen. While that means there's a chance things only last a week or so, there's also a chance it could go on for a very long time. You might be in it for the long haul. And if it ends up being short, then you've got nothing to worry about, but if you're unprepared and it ends up lasting a long time, … [Read more...] about Stocking Up on a Lot of Random Items May Seem Useless at First, But Here’s Why it’s a Great Idea!
For survival in disaster and SHTF scenarios, while we do need to learn key skills and gather useful resources, a lot of it will eventually come down to your ability to adapt. With so much of it being unpredictable and in motion, it's hard to have a set plan that you can completely follow the entire time. However, adaptation is tricky when you don't even know what you may have to adapt to. That's why while not 100% accurate, predictions are still very helpful. They give us rough estimates of what to expect and what to have to do. And a … [Read more...] about The Most Likely Phases of a Survival Scenario and What They Will Entail
Food, in all situations and areas of life, is pretty darn important. It's practically the only way we get a majority of our vitamins, minerals, and nutrients, which keep us strong, healthy, and energized. That's always important for functioning in our daily lives. However, it only gets more important once SHTF. If things go south as they would in a scenario like that, you've got to always be in peak condition, ready for anything, and you can't do that if you don't have food with you. Right now, food is all about taste and enjoyment, but if … [Read more...] about (Video) Why a Person Doesn’t Have to Spend a Fortune on Food Prepping…
Bugging out, while a very smart tactic, is also a very difficult one to pull off correctly. With only all of the correct planning and intelligence can you be sure your bug out plan will work, not to mention how tricky it is to have a properly packed bug out bag. However, the challenge of bugging out shouldn't deter you. If anything, it should draw you in, as anyone who can pull it off is a truly skilled prepper. When done correctly, bugging out is so helpful and worth the effort. To make sure you make no mistakes and do everything you can … [Read more...] about 8 Seemingly Useful Items Preppers Shouldn’t Have in Their Bug Out Bags
In a SHTF or disaster situation, there are plenty of things that could occur, and many of them are dangerous threats. While we like to prep as much as we can to be ready for them, that's not always the case. Sometimes, whether we haven't prepped for it, we aren't strong enough, or we simply get overwhelmed, it's always possible one of these threats could get the best of us. That's never a good scenario, because that means our lives are most definitely at risk now, and we can't defend ourselves well with things getting out of hand. Once we … [Read more...] about (Video) A Prepper’s Ideal Escape and Bug-Out Bag