What it means to be a Prepper

teotwawkiReady for anything is the motto of the prepper. Preppers have gotten flak for crossing the line in terms of holding doomsday theories as fact. Continue reading

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Inside the Mind of a Prepper – Saving as a mental tool for prepping

Inside The Mind Of A Prepper

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Prepping is a mindset. It’s about having a belief system to govern each of your actions. It’s about carefully analyzing each decision and understanding the potential ramifications, and committing to those ideals fully. While the American economy has improved, many are still wary that a sudden destabilization is on the horizon, and the societal pillars of today will soon be wiped out and leave a world in which every man (and woman) must fight for themselves. So what can we do to prepare for that? Stocking up valuable supplies like food and water, yes, but how do we prepare mentally for the upcoming times? It’s something you can practice right now and it deals with, strangely enough, paper currency. Continue reading

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Interesting New Prepper Novel

TheBlackoutThe Blackout [Kindle Edition], by Stephanie Erickson is available today and tomorrow (May 28-29) for free download from Amazon. I just learned about it myself, so have not yet read it. I decided to go ahead and post a short notice about it anyway, since 1) it is well-reviewed, 2) it’s free, and 3) time is short for the free download. If you miss the free download time, the e-book is $2.99. From the reviews, it appears that is still a good deal.

I’ll update this post (in the comments) after I’ve had a chance to read it.

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Video Interview: Chris Downs

ChrisDownsInterviewThumbnailI first learned about Chris Downs in an e-book titled “Leap Into Your New Life” which covers some of the health benefits of raising your own food in a sustainable manner. Chris’ story tells about how he had come to the conclusion that he was about to die while waiting for a heart transplant, and even got his affairs in order before he discovered a better way to live and eat.
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Minute Man Rx at Self-Reliance Expo in Mesquite, TX

MinuteManRxOn April 4th and 5th (Friday 11am – 7pm & Saturday 9am – 7pm) at the Mesquite Convention Center, there will be a Self-Reliance Expo featuring products and services related to prepping. One of the corporate sponsors of Self Reliance Expo is Minute Man Rx, an Idaho-based manufacturer of Trauma and First Aid kits, along with a comprehensive line of state-of-the-art products for First Responders.
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