Category: Self Reliance

TIPS: How to Pack a Bug out Bag

Source: thereadystore.com By: The Ready Store Posted on: February 24, 2012 This is part 3 of a 4-part article. (Read part 1 – part 2 – part 4) Previously, we have addressed why and how to use a bug out bag. In our last article we talked about what to look for in a pack. Now that you have you pack, it will be […]

TIPS: How to Homestead

Source: thereadystore.com By: Brandon Garrett Posted on: March 15, 2013 Homesteading has a rich history in the United States. The idea was used to populate and explore the wild frontiers of our country. However, in recent decades, the idea has transformed into something new. Below, we explain a little about what homesteading is and how you can do […]

HEALTH: How to Stay Cool Without AC

Source: thereadystore.com By: The Ready Store Posted on: Updated July 19, 2012 Summer heat is upon us and it’s important to stay cool. With heat waves rolling across the United States, it’s essential to not get overheated and dehydrated. Many deaths have even been connected to power outages during the heat wave. These tips will help you and your […]

PREP: How to Prepare Your Home Prior to a Bug-Out

Source: thesurvivalistblog.net By: Randy W (via M.D. Creekmore) Posted on: March 24, 2014 One topic that I have not seen a lot of coverage on in recent years is the topic of getting one’s home prepared just prior to running out the door due to a forced evacuation or a “Bug Out” scenario. If you live in an […]

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 […]

FUTURE: Preparing for disaster: State, feds to create tsunami strategy guides for Calif. harbors

Source: cope-preparedness.org By: LONNA CALHOUN  Posted on: MAY 3, 2014 USGS image illustrates maximum current speeds in knots for the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach generated during a tsunami scenario. With the 50th anniversary of the devastating tsunami that killed a dozen people in Crescent City approaching, state and federal agencies have teamed up to create […]