Preparedness Mindset

Prepping: Are You Hardcore Enough?

When I first began prepping, I wanted to be a hardcore prepper and had some pretty grandiose conceptions of how that would be. I envisioned being the kind of prepper who could live off the land with nothing but a multitool, some snares and a water bottle. Here’s what I’ve learned since then.

Watership Down, and the Seven People You’ll Meet After the Collapse

Watership Down, and the Seven People You’ll Meet After the Collapse

I doubt any major studio today would have the guts to make such a graphic and principled cartoon for kids.

Even you can climb a rope with a Prusik knot

Even you can climb a rope with a Prusik knot

What would you do if you were faced with a situation where you needed to climb a rope to get out of a situation or into somewhere?

Trail Signs – Communicate Secretly

Trail Signs – Communicate Secretly

What does the CIA and a hobo have in common? Both love secret communications. And if you’re on the trail, it’s a good idea to know a few of their methods.

The Prepper’s Blueprint: Book Review and Interview

The Prepper’s Blueprint: Book Review and Interview

The Liberty Brothers interview author Tess Pennington about her new book, The Prepper’s Blueprint, pandemic preparedness in the face of the Ebola outbreak, and how to get started with prepping.

Why Being a “Tree Hugger” Builds Self-Reliance

Why Being a “Tree Hugger” Builds Self-Reliance

Embrace your love of trees and learn to be stewards of these towers of the forest!

The Austerity Diaries: Everything That Can Go Wrong, Will

Everything That Can Go Wrong, Will

By learning to turn a negative situation into a more positive experience, we become stronger and more adaptable. That’s what survival is all about.

Forget Doom and Gloom: Preparedness is the Ultimate Act of Optimism

Preparedness is the Ultimate Act of Optimism

Never underestimate the magnitude of the importance of your state of mind.

The Big Blackout: Why I’m Going Low-Tech to Prep for an EMP

Why I'm Going Low-Tech to Prep for an EMP

When things change dramatically, perhaps we should accept the change and adapt to it, instead of trying to maintain the illusion that everything is the same.

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