Survival Food Storage – Preventing Food Lethargy

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The bulk core of most long term preparedness supplies are grains and legumes (e.g. – rice, oats, wheat, beans, etc.). Prolonged survival situations where a diet is dependent…

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Bugging out? How to Fight Sleep Deprivation

Tuesday, January 20, 2015
sleeping in the woods

Face it… if a SHTF event happens, you may have to endure many sleepless nights.  This is especially true if you have not networked with other individuals who can…

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Essential Oils for Prepping – A Non-Hippie Perspective

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Medical needs during an austere SHTF scenario  is something we care to brush off to the side when we are currently in good health.  However, it is a very…

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Human Errors – Standardize Your Team (SOPs)

Monday, December 1, 2014

Whether you’re in big business, small business or the military, a common theme found throughout all is the use of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).  SOPs are step by…

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Prepping: As a Father, As a Protector

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
holding baby's hand

It is a very common tale – one that has been tailored to each generation spanning all the way back to fables of old.  It is the tale of…

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Contingency Planning – Sink or Float

Monday, November 10, 2014

It’s dark out at around 8PM.  You and your family are inside watching a program on the TV when an alert marquees across the screen: “Presidential Alert –…

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A Prepper’s Dilemma – Pack Weight

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Heavy backpack

Water, firearms, ammo, clothing, shelter, food, tools…OH MY!  As you check off your list of bug out bag preparedness items, the needle on the scale goes higher and…

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The world is spinning…

Monday, August 25, 2014
SHTF

I’ve been educating people for about the past 5 years on predictions that the world is headed towards a very dark place.  I usually start my day with…

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SHTF Scenario Planning – When you still have a job

Monday, August 25, 2014

As you explore survival community topics, you’ll find a wide variety of situations including economic collapse, viral epidemics, solar EMPs, etc.  With each situation, people are preparing in a…

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Land Navigation Orienteering 101

Friday, August 15, 2014

Did you know that in Sweden, Orienteering (Land Navigation using a map and compass) is part of mandatory school curricula since 1942?  It has even become Sweden’s most…

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Emergency Food Planning – Risk Management

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Survival Garden

Guest Article Contribution by Alex K. Food is a necessity of life that can bring enjoyment in even the worst of times.  It nourishes both the body and…

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Wild Edibles 101

Monday, August 11, 2014

There’s a romantic vision of being able to be your own Bear Grylls or Les Stroud; heading out into the wilderness and surviving off the land.  You are hiking…

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Stagflation will consume you

Sunday, July 27, 2014

“Real” unemployment figures in the United States are approximately 25% as opposed to the “official” government projection of approximately 7%.  While those individuals are now unfortunately dependent on government…

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The President in your pocket…

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Did you know that an alert from the President of the United States can come directly into your phone via a text message?  Although the FCC instituted this…

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Police Psychology – Us vs. them

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Why is it that we see a militarization trend of the police? Why is it that we see a trend of police abusing their power and dehumanizing those…

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