Best SHTF Gun: The Ultimate Survival Tool Revealed!

A Glock 19

I’m going to be completely honest, I don’t know how this article is going to end. When I was initially asked to write an article about “Which ONE gun for SHTF,” I had an immediate answer jump into my mind. After pondering the issue a bit more and talking with a few friends and colleagues,…

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Best Cheap Freeze Dryer! Ultimate Guide (2023)

Freeze Dryer with Word Best

Hey there, fellow self-reliant folks! If you’re all about preparedness and want to take your food preservation game to the next level, you’ve probably considered getting yourself a freeze dryer. But let’s be honest – freeze dryers aren’t exactly known for being wallet-friendly. Fear not, because, in this guide, we’re diving deep into the world…

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Case Study: Preppers Killed by the Dunning-Kruger Effect

How the Dunning Kruger Effect affects your preparedness

In today’s world, the appeal of “living off the grid” is strong for many with a yearning for self-reliance. The idea of escaping the hustle and bustle and anxiety causing turmoil of modern life by living a self-reliant lifestyle and connecting with nature is a dream for some. However, as a tragic event in Colorado…

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169: Diet-Specific Survival (What You Need to Know)

Table of healthy food items

Hey there, survival enthusiasts! Today, we’re diving into a topic that’s often overlooked but is super important—diet-specific survival. You know, the kind of survival that takes into account your unique dietary needs. “Unique dietary needs” isn’t about losing weight; it’s about staying alive and well when the chips are down. So, let’s get into it!…

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Harvest Right Freeze Dryer: A Preparedness Must-Have!

Two Harvest Right Freeze Dryers.

Hey there, fellow self-reliant folks and preparedness-minded people! Today, I want to talk to you about an essential tool that has completely changed the game regarding food preservation: the Harvest Right Freeze Dryer. Trust me—once you get your hands on one of these bad boys, you’ll wonder how you ever lived without it! About Harvest…

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Stun Gun vs Taser: Shocking Facts Revealed!

The differences between stun guns and tasers

Hey there, my fellow personally responsible, self-reliant people! Today, we’re diving into the electrifying world of personal defense with a focus on discussing the differences and similarities between stun guns and Tasers. And yes, while the two terms are often used interchangeably, there are some differences you should know about your self-defense options. As someone…

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Common Prepping Struggles

Common Prepping Struggles: Overcoming Challenges and Building Resilience

Preparing for potential emergencies or disasters is a lifestyle that requires individuals to be self-sufficient and ready for any situation. From natural disasters to economic hardships, prepping is about being prepared for the unexpected. However, the preparedness journey is not without its struggles.  This article dives into the top challenges that preppers face and provides…

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SHTF Is Inside Your OODA Loop: What Do You Do?

Mindset is important when you face unexpected challenges

I recently had a great conversation with Grump from Grumpy Acres Farm’s YouTube channel about the OODA Loop and how it relates to stress and decision-making. The OODA Loop, which stands for Observe, Orient, Decide, and Act, is a decision-making process often used in the military, law enforcement, etc. However, it also applies to everyday…

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167: My Esoteric View of Prepping with Grumpy Acres Farm

Grumpy Acres Farm Podcast Episode Featured Image

Hey, fellow all you amazing survival-minded people! Join me in this episode as I dive into the preparedness world with none other than Grumpy from the renowned Grumpy Acres Farm YouTube channel. Grumpy kicks off the conversation by delving into my unique perspective on prepping, characterized by an esoteric view that emphasizes the power of…

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New York Subway Death (What it Means for Prepping)

New York Subway Death Accused Daniel Penny

It’s not a mystery that there is an increase in violence in our country. What’s also not a mystery is that everyone is at an increased risk due to increased violence. With that, this article is going to look at the recent tragedy that took place on a New York City subway, along with some…

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