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Toxic Positivity vs. Genuine Optimism: Slogging Through Ruination

This article contains: What is toxic positivity? Why would someone have or use toxic positivity Exam…

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Coping Mechanisms in a Life of Deprivation

This article contains: What is coping? Why is coping important? Types of coping strategies Internal …

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Improve your survivability with Misogi

Right now, you’re probably sitting in a chair in a brightly lit, climate-controlled environment as y…

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Sod Houses on the Prairie

Once the grid goes down and you bug out, what then? Even if you have a “permanent” settl…

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Best 5 Recipes for Cooking in the Wild

The skies are turning grey. You hear thunder rumbling in the distance, announcing its arrival in T-3…

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Last Known Location

There’s nothing left to do But spread the proclamation   For all they know that’s true Is …

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Burning Wood Furniture: How not to Poison Yourself

On Tuesday February 16th 2021, Dallas-Fort Worth Airport recorded a temperature of -2 F, which broke…

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Why Vinegar is a Bug Out Essential

This article contains: History of vinegar How to make vinegar Vinegar medicinal uses Cleaning with v…

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Tracking Animals Using Track Traps

Knowing your environment is critical in the wild. After all, one of our very first skills in any sit…

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How to Prep in a World of Dependence

After being asked many times over the years why I prep, it’s time I highlight my rationale and menta…

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Survival Planning on a Budget

Whether you’re 20-something and straight out of college or in the grind-out years of making extra pa…

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Prepper Home Security System

Making do with what you have has always been a motto of rural America. Growing up on a farm teaches …

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Prepping and Saving – Do Both Now

People tend to categorize prepping, or emergency preparedness, as either one or the other: a lifesty…

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Are you a Prepper?

There are legions of people that consider themselves to be “preppers.” But you can’t consider yourse…

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Inside the Mind of a Prepper – Saving as a Mental Tool for Prepping

Prepping is a mental health tool. It’s about having a belief system to govern each of your actions. …

Dangers of Buying a Home in 2022

Most of us would rather own a home than rent one. It’s never easy to portion part of your paycheck g…

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