how-to-spot-fake-news

One of the critical abilities that we all need to master in today’s world is how to spot fake news. Knowing how to spot fake news helps us so much because it helps us to purify the information that we base our decisions on. When we can do that, we make more effective decisions, which…

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Mount St. Helens Volcano Anniversary

On May 18, 1980, Mount St Helen’s which is located about 100 miles south of Seattle and 50 miles northeast of Portland, Oregon. In this episode, we will talk about: The Eruption Geology & Tectonics Five Volcano Facts Why is this information helpful for preparedness? Hopefully, you don’t ever have to experience a volcano eruption.…

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i dont discuss politics

I’ve been asked many times why I don’t discuss politics and preparedness or at least try to avoid discussing politics and preparedness. Well, here’s the reason I don’t discuss politics and preparedness. I look at preparedness as an overarching strategy, how I face the day all the time, how I face life. And I try…

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Complex Disasters

So let’s talk about some stuff that does it make people feel very comfortable to talk about, and that is complex disasters.  In this episode, we talk about: What is a Complex Disaster Preparing for Complex Disasters Complex disasters are an unpleasant thought and an important one to have none-the-less. It’s by considering complex disasters…

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We Should All Be Preppers is a definite and in this episode we're going to discuss the Atlantic article, "We Should All Be Preppers," by Bradley Garrett. Come along and see what he got right and what may be a little off-target. 

In this episode, we’re going to discuss the Atlantic article, “We Should All Be Preppers,” by Bradley Garrett. Come along and see what he got right and what may be a little off-target. Never forget, you’re just one prep away. If you have any other thoughts or questions about social isolation mindset, please leave a comment…

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Teams vs. Lone Wolfs

While the first Rambo was a great movie, it set a bad precedent for many people in the preparedness niche who now feel they can go it alone during a disaster or other difficult times. Since I first began prepping back in the ‘80s, there is always talk of people going solo during difficult times.…

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Heat Injury

Did you know that nearly 1000 people die each year due to heat-related illnesses? Not to mention the tens of thousands who suffer from heat-related injuries that sometimes extend for the rest of their lives. As a paramedic and heat casualty myself, I know first hand the serious and prolonged problems heat can cause. In…

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Overcoming Procrastination

Is there something you’ve been wanting to do and have been putting it off? In this episode on overcoming procrastination, we talk about:  What is procrastination, Why we procrastinate, and How you can overcome it to help become better prepared and more able to deal with the nonsense life throws at you. What is Procrastination…

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Five Best Ben Franklin Prepper Quotes

Have you ever thought about how something you screwed up is just what someone famous is now quoted on? Well, I did, and had I listened to Ben Franklin’s words of wisdom, I may have been better prepared to get on the road when I headed for the woods. So part of my situational awareness…

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Scofield Mine Disaster

One of the greatest parts about being a pepper today is the ability to look back in history, to see what happened, what went wrong before we got here that we can use to help make today that much better, and to help make a more secure future. Let’s reach back in history, going all…

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