Without law enforcement as a deterrent to crimes, desperate, opportunistic or even criminally motivated people take to the streets and chaos ensues. When this happens, you have anarchy.
Author Pat Henry
These hobbies for preppers will give you skills that you can use in a survival situation but can also enrich your life right now.
We plan on how we will act, what prepping supplies we will need to acquire and we plan how to talk to family members and avoid neighbors. But are you planning to fail? Is what you are doing really a plan at all?
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If you were in a race with your neighbors to get anything you could before the stock was gone, which items would you need to throw into your shopping basket?
It seems that so many preppers who were in full swing a year or two ago have relaxed and stopped worrying about the need to prepare. Has this happened to you?
When preppers discuss the supplies you need to be ready for anything, food is naturally at the top of the list.
Do you know how to survive the end of the world? Get the keys to apocalypse training 101 and learn how to prepare for SHTF.
Benjamin Ellefson is a prepper who writes children’s books with themes of preparedness and survivalism.
What if this simple bug out vehicle load plan could get your and your family on the road faster?
I wanted to write today about some less than lethal self-defense items that can be employed by just about anyone who can’t or does not want to own a firearm
Are we avoiding conversations that we may need to consider now that involve the very real prospect of death?
It’s one of the more common problems us preppers try to figure out. What is the best way home as quickly and safely as possible when SHTF and you are far away?
I am talking about the decisions you will make regarding the survival gear and equipment that your larger mutual assistance group is going to use. It is important to standardize on several major pieces of gear if you want to function cohesively as a unit.
What if something happened and you were unable to acquire any more food through traditional means and your family is hungry? What would you be forced to do in order to live?
There are some lessons I have learned and rules that I try to follow as closely as I can when I travel that could keep me alive and help me make it back home if disaster struck and I was away from my family.
Hoarding is normal by humans during times of scarcity. It is how the smart survive while the foolish perish. You accumulate or store additional provisions that you likely will need later but due to forces beyond your control, are unable to get.
But an apocalypse is something that you could still live through, right? At least that is what many of us seem to be prepping for. What could life be like after the apocalypse and why do so many preppers need to adjust your thinking about the probable facts of life we all plan on living through.
You can still have some level of preparedness without going to the lengths that some of us choose to do. Granted, you are only going to be as prepared as the level of time and energy you put into it, but something is better than nothing.
What could an emergency response plan for your family look like and where would you start prepping?
Talking to your parents about prepping isn’t easy but it can be done and you may get them on-board with prepping too.
One of the main problems preppers seem to be drawn to solve is the very realistic potential of having to drop everything and bug out of your home in a moment’s notice. Today I want to focus on one potential answer to the bugging out problem, the bug out bike.
What if we could modify our thought process for a while and avoid conflict when SHTF instead of considering violence as the inevitable outcome of the prepper haves versus the unprepared have nots?
Many years ago when I started prepping the world wasn’t radically different. We didn’t live in any Nirvana of goodwill and peace, but the idea of preparing to defend your life from bad guys was met with much more resistance than it does now.
Last week I began a new series called, Back to Basics. As I said in…
In Prepper circles there are a myriad of opinions on gear selection. From the best…
I wanted to start a new series on the Prepper Journal called “Back to Basics”.…
I am always refining my prepping plans and the associated tools and gear I think…
Concealed carry is one way that people can keep protection, in the form of a…
It is finally December and for me and all of the other procrastinators out there,…