Category: Bugout Mentality

Doomsday Preppers? You’ve GOT to be kidding me…

This post was written exactly 4 years ago, on my Facebook page. I still stand by it. Rich Fleetwood – February 7, 2012 · Riverton · Watching “Doomsday Preppers” on NGC this evening, with an as objective as possible viewpoint. I’ve been doing this stuff myself for 20 years, and in my position and experience, with the […]

PLANNING: Preparedness Capability Checklist – Minimum & Extended Levels

Source: truthistreason.net By: The Preparedness Blog by Rob Hanus Posted on: Sep 07, 2011 Preparedness Capability Checklist The Preparedness Capability Checklist (PCC) is a list of functions, or capabilities, that you need to provide for in each of the survival categories.  Unlike other survival lists, the CC isn’t a shopping list of items that you need to get or put into […]

PRACTICE: He Who Hesitates Is Lost … The Psychology Of Survival

Source: thesleuthjournal.com By: Daisy Luther  Posted on: April 11, 2014 In a worst-case scenario, hesitation kills. No one wants to accept that something horrible has happened.  The human brain is configured in a way that it is in our very nature to deny that something outside our normal paradigm has occurred. This is called cognitive dissonance.  “Cognitive dissonance […]

BUGOUT: Five reasons why heading for the hills during an emergency is a bad idea

Source: survivalcommonsense.com By: Leon Pantenburg Posted on: April 23rd, 2014 Here’s why “bugging out” and “heading for the hills” won’t work. At virtually any preparedness event I go to, someone proclaims stockpiling food is a waste of money, and that when everything goes down, he/she will light out for the wilderness.  The topic is one for debate on […]

SKILLS: How to start a fire

Source: inchsurvival.com By: whitewolf Posted on: December 17, 2012 Fire for Survival To build a fire, it helps to understand the basic principles of a fire. Fuel (in a nongaseous state) does not burn directly. When you apply heat to a fuel, it produces a gas. This gas, combined with oxygen in the air, burns.Understanding the concept of […]

WHY: What Am I Prepping For? Nothing Ever Happens…

Source: theprepperjournal.com By: P. Henry Posted on: March 25, 2014 We all get discouraged from time to time especially when events or results we expect are right around the corner, do not happen. This makes perfect sense with a diet when for example you reach a plateau and all the rice cakes and sacrificing desserts in the […]