When a bear attacks (bear attack stories NSFW)

Bear attacks – the stuff that nightmares are made of. If you’ve not yet seen The Revenant, you’ll understand why bear attacks can be such devastating events. While not terribly common, bear attacks can be so incredibly intense that even savvy outdoorsman can be mauled and left for dead. In this article we’ll review some intel as to where you […]

On nuclear war and survival

This article contains: You open the top hatch to peak out a couple inches as you recon the surface. The Geiger counter is ticking but only slightly, you’re not threatened by the radiation. Off in the distance, you see the passing band of raiders who’d not noticed the well-camouflaged bunker sheltering limited MREs. You’re on the scout party tonight and […]

Improve your survivability with Misogi

Right now, you’re probably sitting in a chair in a brightly lit, climate-controlled environment as you read this. You’re likely not hungry, exhausted, thirsty, in pain, or in danger. You’re comfortable. Maybe too comfortable? Not by today’s standards. In fact, should we experience any of the above-mentioned discomforts, a large proportion of individuals will feel compelled to document their “plight” […]

How to survive a financial recession

A financial recession can be a tough time for anyone, but with the right strategies and mindset, it’s possible to weather the storm and come out stronger on the other side. In this article, we’ll discuss some tips for budgeting, modifying investment strategies, and living more inexpensively in order to survive a financial recession. The Great Recession Let’s take a […]

Survival coping mechanisms

This article contains: Why is coping (and awareness of it) important in survival situations? Coping should be as core to your survival strategy as procuring food or water because you will be coping on an everyday basis. Coping mechanisms can be either conscious or subconscious, which means we cope without really knowing we’re doing it. A conscious coping mechanism may […]

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 mentality for implementing prepping into my lifestyle. Prepping is not about being scared for the world to end, but it’s about avoiding being scared. Survival prepping is to protect yourself and those around you that you love. For me, it’s all about […]