I realized that it is all about learning to live with less, to use wisely as much of the environment supply that Nature makes available for us, and a wise choice of location to take advantage of this.
Prescription meds and over-the-counter medications may or may not be available in a given economic collapse, but you can always grow your own medicinal herbs or even source them in the wild. If you could only have one medicinal herb in your survival
Are you trying to prep but you have a family member who can't have wheat products? The regular prepping guidebooks and checklists aren't going to be of much help when you or someone you love is gluten-free.
Ernest Hancock broadcasts live from Bangor, Maine with Jay Noone, Derrick Slopey. Topics: Welding; 'Man Camp', Survival and Prepping Skills, etc...
A respirator mask is a prep that is potentially lifesaving, doesn't cost a lot of money, and is oft-overlooked in the prepper world. Some folks like to invest in gas masks (which, of course, are irreplaceable during certain types of disasters) or t
If you are fortunate enough to have a well or some other stable, reliable source of off-grid water, you probably can stop reading. Or should you? When it comes to storing water for emergencies or a SHTF situation, nobody can be certain of the reliabi
Prepping for Normal People: How to Prep When You're NOT an Epic Wilderness Survival Guru
Just because you have never been in a riot yourself or you don't plan on it, doesn't mean that you shouldn't be prepared.
Bugging out means you can't carry your whole medicine cabinet with you. You may not be able to reach a doctor who can write prescriptions for you, either. But you may already have essential oils with you that can help address infections. These are
(Natural News) In the technology-dependent world we live in today, an EMP attack is one of the worst things that could happen. Surviving one requires a lot of preparation and planning. You need to understand first what an EMP is and what it can affec
Several years ago, I wrote the following for a survival medicine book we had put together. I still think it provides a realistic view of the potential medical environment in a grid down or austere survival situation.
A major component of family preparedness is the maintenance of comfort, control, and self-preservation in a time of crisis. Whatever the source of the crisis, we as humans want to protect the homestead and our loved ones at any cost. (And by the wa
Writing an article about "what makeshift weapons can you use when you do not have weapons" sounds completely out of the prepper realm. Because when the SHTF and you find yourself in your home without any real weapons, that usually means you are n
The other day, I was cleaning out my freezer and something magical happened. Not only did I get a nice, organized freezer, but I realized what it really means to eat locally.
Sounds around us is one of the ways Mother Nature has to warn us, attract us to something, and for humans during these so-called modern times, enjoy and relax. It can be a very powerful tool.