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PrepperPsych 101: Anticipating Moments Of Survival Helps Plan For Them

To really succeed as a prepper, you have to have a plan.  Prepping is a lot of hard work, it takes a lot of time and a significant chunk of your available money… and one of the keys to being… Continue Reading

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PrepperPsych 101: The Law of Universal Precautions

We wouldn’t be preppers if we didn’t believe that we might meet a Black Swan. Black swans are so uncommon that statisticians use the term to refer to very rare events.  We prep for black swans …  EMPs, pandemics, etc.… Continue Reading

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PrepperMed UPDATE: Evidence Shows Chronic Wasting Disease In Deer Transfers To Primates

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a disease of hoofstock wildlife (deer and the like).currently spreading through North America.  Affected animals look … well, like this: Why should preppers care? There’s been no proven case of CWD being transmitted to a human…… Continue Reading

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Prepper Fitness: If The SHTF, You Will Perform Like You Physically Prepared

Something’s gone south, and it’s time to grab that car bag and hoof it for home. You did a good job of setting up the bag, and it’s there when you need it.  Nice!  Now, can you actually walk home… Continue Reading

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PrepperMed: Four Questions About Vitamins

Should vitamin supplements be a part of food preps?  If so, of what kind, and how much?  These are the questions I’ve been considering; and I thought it might be of value to you to share some of the research… Continue Reading

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Paranoid Prepper: Viewing prepping as a hobby? Whatever works to get it done!

Prepping as a Hobby Disasters are not everyday events.  We need to keep a bit of perspective if we want to live normal lives, while getting ready for whatever Murphy throws at us.  We need a method to keep improving… Continue Reading

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PrepperPsych 101: Overcoming the One Big Flaw in Having a Strong Leader

Being a Lone Wolf prepper is an extra risky business.  Practically, you can only really attend to one thing at a time, and no things for about a third of each day.  Sleep must happen. You also have trouble with… Continue Reading

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Six Prepping & Survival Items That Somebody Could Sell A Bunch Of If They Manufactured Them

Preppers are, by and large, a creative and industrious lot. There are many people among the ranks of the prepping community that are amazing at pulling off all kinds of do-it-yourself projects, who invent high quality devices and solutions for… Continue Reading

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PrepperPsych 101: Five Lessons from Experience -Time and Decision in a Crisis

It was a dark and stormy night.  Some loser drunk had collided with a power pole and left its debris in the road.  Salty and I hit  at highway speed a cable that was stretched across the road.  The front… Continue Reading

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PrepperPsych 101: See Yourself Being Prepared

You’re laughing with a friend and having a great dinner when she gets a startled/alarmed look and reaches for her throat.  She makes a few vigorous spasms with her torso, starts to turn odd colors, and slumps over without having… Continue Reading

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PrepperMed 101: Situations Change. Sometimes The SHTF. Life Changes. Medication Changes. But How? A Prepping Example.

It had been nearly a month since the earthquake.  Many businesses were still closed and the bridges were out so you couldn’t drive far, but Sue had been doing fine:  Lots of wood on hand to keep the house warm,… Continue Reading

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How Do Preppers Eat The Prepping Elephant? One Bite At a Time

Prepping can seem an impossibly difficult task.  The ultimate goal, after all, would be able to deal with anything life sends your way.  It’s like trying to eat a whole elephant! So how do you start? Anything is better than… Continue Reading

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PrepperMed 101: Preppers Shouldn’t Throw Stones… Especially Kidney Stones.

Is there anything less fun than kidney stones?  Not a whole lot … “The most painful thing I’ve ever experienced” is a phrase that comes up a lot when people talk about their experiences with one.  I bet I can… Continue Reading

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Paranoid Prepper: How to Convince Others to Prep

I have been able to convince a number of other people to prep, yet I see posts on prepper forums about folks having bad experiences when trying to convince family, friends, and coworkers to prep.  They wind up breaking OPSEC,… Continue Reading

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PrepperPsych 101: The Big Three for Avoiding Prepper Burnout

“I should, but I don’t wanna mess with it today.”  We’ve all been there.  We decided doing a thing is worthwhile when we committed to it, and that hasn’t changed.  But we’re tired of messing with it and would rather… Continue Reading