Archive for the ‘Life in The Now’ Category

When The Schumer Hits (Literally)

Many things will change in a SHTF scenario but one of the most life altering will be the lack of 24/7 medical care. Many people today take little to no hands-on care of their own personal health, and they are more than happy to let the doctors and nurses at their local doctor’s office or […]

OPSEC and Safe Social Networking

This is obviously taken from an Army presentation. So why is it posted here. Well, take a look. You will probably see some OPSEC things that you can improve in your walk. Stay safe. (ed. note)

Water How Much Do You Really Need Every Day

How Much Do You Use Given the recent chemical spill that may have contaminated the tap water of roughly 300,000 residents of a number of counties in West Virginia, drinking water is on people’s minds. Ice storms, blizzards and unusually cold weather have also disrupted the water supply to thousands if not tens of thousands […]

10 New Year’s Resolutions That Every Prepper Should Make in 2014

Every year, people make a series of New Year’s Resolutions that are usually forgotten by the time you flip the page of the calendar over to February. This list starts with some of the standard resolutions that everyone makes that are particularly pertinent to preppers, and then contains some that are unique to this community. […]

When Your Loved Ones Get Hurt or Killed

For man to have family means lot of things. Family means a lot of work and worries, but also a lot of happiness. A good family means support when you are having problems or you are in some difficult periods of your life of course. When SHTF it can work in both ways too, bad […]

6 Trees Every Survivalist Should Know

“Living in the open in this way, and making friends of the trees, the streams, the mountains, and the stars, gives a scout a great deal of confidence and makes him love the natural life around him. To be able to tell the difference between the trees by their bark and leaves is a source […]

Consequences of Killing in Post Collapse World Few People Think About

Some three years ago the wife and kid of my friend were driving in the car, and on some intersection they hit another car. It was very small accident, both cars were driving very slowly and they only scratched cars. In other car there were 4 pretty drunk guys and they immediately jumped out of […]

Why are you prepping?

As I start digging into this book I’m writing, I started thinking about how to help people decide what they need to be focusing their resources on. It’s a pretty important topic so I figured I’d share some of this stuff with you guys here because you’re my favorite. I think that the reason people […]

Personal Defense Options: A Basic Guide for the Non-Ninja

If you are a ninja, this article is not for you. It was written for those among us who are awake and aware……BUT, have not thought out the physical and logistical aspects of self-defense. Part of being awake means that you have to except some personal responsibility for your own personal self- protection, or even […]

Preparing Your Body and Mind

The Body There are two primary tools used to in every situation ever encountered; the mind and the body. Despite the body being such a crucial aspect of survivability, preparing the body for the unknown remains one of the least addressed topics in survival books and on-line forums. It is also one of the areas […]