Defensive Driving: Steer Clear of Disaster

Defensive Driving is an excellent skill to know

Defensive driving is defined as a set of safe responses to potential hazards, including other drivers, damaged road surfaces, debris, inclement weather, and more. Getting behind the wheel isn’t risk-free, and employing defensive driving techniques can help keep drivers and street/road users safe. However, I’ll argue that’s for civilized places and during normal times, when…

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What is Stealth Camping and Why It’s Awesome for Preppers

Man Stealth Camping

Recently we looked at some training ideas to improve home preparedness. However, when your home is set and it’s time to move outdoors, stealth camping can be a challenging and fun way to improve fitness and boost tactical and self-reliance skills. Camping can take different styles and forms. Stealth camping, also called tactical camping, is…

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Prepping for Healthcare Shortages

Drawer of medical supplies

Health care is “the organized provision of medical care to individuals or a community.” It is clear from reading that definition just how much may go wrong when a link in the intricate and lengthy medical supply chain breaks.  Here’s how to prepare for times when health and medical care are unavailable or overwhelmed. Shortages…

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Top 10 Confucius Quotes For Preppers

Top ten Confucius quotes for preppers

Confucius was a Chinese politician and philosopher who lived in the 6th century BC. Also known as Kong Qiu, or Master Kong, his legacy is a collection of wise phrases and proverbs that are still relevant and offer strong moral guidance in our age. Many of his quotes apply to preparedness, and we’re going to…

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How to Prepare for a Violent Future

Preparing for a violent future

I don’t like to make predictions, but I have gone out on a limb a few times. One forecast I was never scared to make is the economy getting significantly worse across the board and even collapsing in certain regions. The second is the consequence of that, or the explosion in social unrest. It’s time…

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Best Tips How to Survive a Volcanic Eruption

Mind4Survival explores preparing for a volcanic eruption

The Earth is constantly roaring and rumbling. Every once in a while, it explodes, too. Two of history’s most terrifying volcanic eruptions took place in the month of August, making it a perfect time to learn more about how to survive a volcanic eruption. Though not the most powerful in history (that record belongs to…

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Home Preparedness

Are you ready for disaster? Time to practice your skills!

Training preparedness at home is an effective and accessible way to develop resiliency, self-reliance, and many other skills that can be useful in case of disasters, emergencies, and events that may knock the grid down. Mind4Survival gets it covered with some ideas to increase your homestead preparation level. I’ve always been a big proponent of…

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143: Thirdworldization of the U.S. and the Stages of a Collapse

Brazilian guest author Fabian Ommar discusses the Thirdworldization of the USA

I’ve been writing about Thirdworldization since the 2008 financial crisis. It is the process where the structures that support the system in developed nations become inefficient, crippled, and society decadent and belligerent. In this article, I talk about the dynamics of Thirdworldization, the intermediary stages of collapse, SHTF misconceptions – and how these things interconnect.…

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How Long Can You Go Without Water?

Dehydrated person

Do you know how long you can go without water? Water issues sit at the top of preppers’ minds, right next to food. Understandably so, given the importance and also the urgency of hydration for survival in short, mid, and long terms. Even though the basics of water acquisition, transportation, storage, and treatment are well…

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