Category: Tips

LIFESTYLE: An Essential Element of Prepping – Refraining from the unnecessary

It comes from our media outlets. We see advertisements on television, the internet, on billboards, and nearly every other place we can think of. Each of these  advertisement’s main goal is to get you to buy their product. Buy this new smartphone that can do everything a normal phone does and much more, buy from this restaurant because you’ll receive a much […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

COOKING: Build a better, improved concrete block rocket stove from recycled or salvaged materials

Source: survivalcommonsense.com By: Leon Pantenburg Posted on: April 30th, 2014 [ In the aftermath of a disaster, such as a tornado, purifying drinking water may be a priority. The quickest, safest method could be boiling. Here’s how to make an effective stove out of salvaged materials. The tornado (or some other natural disaster) passed, and you’re thankful to […]