Tag: Planning

10 Effective Ways To Use A Survival Blanket

Did you ever wonder how you would survive if your vehicle breaks down and you get stuck in it during a blizzard? Such hazardous situations occur every year, and the freezing temperature makes survival a lot more difficult. You can still hope to find a proper shelter if you are in the city, but what […]

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Why America Is Not The Land Of The Free And Home Of The Brave Anymore

As the primaries for the 2020 presidential elections warm up, one has to wonder about the direction our country is taking. Each and every election, it seems like we are fighting more and more to retain the country our forefathers handed down to us. Politically speaking, I think just about everyone would agree that our […]

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5 Symptoms Someone Suffers From Poor Mental Health (+How You Can Help Them)

Mental health is a very complex topic that’s rarely discussed. Mental health issues occur amongst humans more frequently than we realize. It is estimated that a total of forty-four million Americans face mental health issues yearly. A majority of individuals are not trained to deal with mental health issues, regardless of whether it affects them […]

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How To Avoid Scams When Looking For A Bug Out Site

Some people wonder why it is necessary to buy property for a bug out site.  These people figure that when disaster strikes, they and others will simply squat on any land that happens to be available. This is a recipe for disaster because any surviving government forces will look to round up anyone that doesn’t […]

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Why You Should Bug Out To A Rural Area

When most people talk about bugging out, I get the impression that they’re talking about bugging out to the wild. This isn’t a new impression on my part; I’ve been seeing it for years. Yet bugging out to the wild, while a great sounding idea, is the hardest sort of bug out to do. The […]

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6 Alternatives To Your Vehicle In A Post-Disaster World

I don’t care what disaster scenario you talk about or read about, pretty much everyone seems to be in agreement that our cars will be toast after the disaster. Even in cases where there might be some cars that run, fuel stocks will be so limited, that the cars will be parked after a few […]

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17 Must-Have Items For Your Get Home Bag

You’re at your workplace putting in the hours, and it seems to be just an ordinary day, like many others before it… Suddenly, you hear sirens in the distance and the power goes out. You take your phone out and try to call your loved ones, but the line is busy. You get the feeling […]

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How To Build Your Pocket Survival Kit – Part 3

While you might well wonder if you’ll need a pack mule to haul it, everything fits in the larger kit containers presented in Part 1. For basic kit components, see Part 2. Many of the components presented here in Part 3 came out of my personal PSK and require proficiency in their use to be […]

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Why A Go Bag Is Crucial When Prepping – Part 2

The vertx EDC satchel makes and excellent Go Bag for urban environments. You won’t fool folks who live the tactical lifestyle as to its purpose, but we understand the role of the Go Bag and naturally suspect it as the purpose of any bag or pack that size. Part 1 of this series defined the […]

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How Your Family Can Jeopardize Your Safety When SHTF (+How To Fix It)

We’ve all got them… friends and family members whose survival plan is us. You know what I mean; they’re the ones who snicker about showing up at your doorstep, expecting you to take care of them, when things go bad. Somehow or other, these people seem to think that they have a right to our […]

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