The best prepping tips and lessons from the book, "The Art of War"

M4S 059: 4 Prepping Tips Straight from The Art of War

Have you ever looked at prepping tips through the eye of Sun Tzu and The Art of War? The wisdom of that book can apply to many different scenarios, including prepping. This post will discuss…

Coaching others how to be a prepper can be an extremely rewarding experience

M4S 058: Coaching Others How to Be a Prepper

This article is on how to coach others to be a prepper. If you listened to last week’s episode #57, “How to Convince Someone to Prepare,” you’ll know that I touched on a couple of…

M4S 057: Convincing Someone to Be Prepared for Emergencies

How many of you know people who are totally opposed to preparedness? Are you frustrated with trying to convince them to be prepared for emergencies? Do you know people, maybe family and friends, the minute…

Top ten items you should have in your bug-out-bag

M4S 056: Bug Out Bag Packing List – The Top 10 Items to Have

One discussion that often heats a prepper conversation is what you should be on your bug out bag packing list. Most often, it’s one opinion versus another, then another, and so on until the conversation…

Is the emergency alert system always accurate?

M4S 053: What Is the Emergency Alert System? Is It Accurate?

What is the emergency alert system? Some residents of Salem, Oregon, found out a couple of years ago, and they also learned that it doesn’t always have the desired effect. Now, if you’re like me,…

Here are five ways for preppers to make quick money.

M4S 050: Five Ways to Make Quick Money

  Knowing ways to make quick money is an essential prep for lean times.  With financially difficult times possibly looming on the horizon, the ability to make quick money may be more critical now than…

Summer provides many opportunities for survival training

M4S 048: Summer Preparedness Activities for Fun and Survival

  Woo-hoo, summer is almost about here, and so is the need for summer preparedness!  I‘m sure most of you are over winter, but how many of you have thought about preparing for the summer?…

Have an emergency disaster plan in place BEFORE disaster strikes

M4S 045: The 7 Top Tips for Disaster Preparedness

Disasters can happen to anyone, anywhere. These tips for disaster preparedness can help people save their own lives. By taking the time to review and analyze your situation before a crisis occurs, you’ll find yourself…

How to increase your everyday situational awareness

M4S 042: How to Increase Your Everyday Situational Awareness

Everyday situational awareness should be your constant state of being, but how do you focus with constant distractions? Challenges to situational awareness lurk around every corner. They pose a problem to all of our safety,…

Improving your prepper mentality

M4S 041: How to Cultivate Your Prepper Mentality

Your prepper mentality will do more to keep you safe than all the gear, food, and weapons in the world. This episode features former CIA Clandestine Services Case Officer, Doug Patteson, of IngloriousAmateurs.com. Doug brings…

Just getting started prepping? These 5 tips can help.

M4S 040: Getting Started Prepping? These 4 Tips Will Help

Here’s a secret that nobody tells you when you’re getting started prepping. Feeling overwhelmed is totally normal for new preppers. If that’s where you’re at right now, you need to know that you are not…

Plan and rehearse for an active shooter encounter

M4S 038: Preparing for an Active Shooter Event

Unfortunately, active shooter-related events are a part of our modern world and are on the rise in the United States.  The media and politicians place salacious focus on firearms. But, they rarely, if ever, mention…

Time management for preppers

M4S 035: Time Management for Preppers

  Time and time management is one of our biggest frustrations as preppers. Almost all of us suffer from a heavy dose of not enough hours in the day. While all of our great technology makes things…

Here are the 4 basics to focus on if you are new to prepping

M4S 033: New to Prepping? Focus on These 4 Basics

  Are you new to prepping? It can be overwhelming at first, but you will quickly become better prepared if you cover four basic areas. It all starts with a mindset about covering all your…

Prepping mistakes can be costly when made.

M4S 032: Are You Making These Common Prepping Mistakes?

Everyone is working hard to get prepared, but it’s easy to fall victim to the biggest prepping mistakes out there. Our consensus of the biggest prepping mistakes is based on the results of a poll…

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