City Lockdown Survival and Preparation

police unit

Getting put under lockdown is certainly no fun, but can also be very unsettling, and can seriously cramp what survival plans you may have for dealing with the event that caused the lockdown in the first place. A city, state or nationwide lockdown will order civilians to shelter in place for the duration of the … Read more

Survival Hygiene:The Complete Guide

using hand sanitizer

Staying clean is not just a good idea in kind times in order to remain socially acceptable and claim your seat at the lunch table. Cleanliness is crucial to maintain good health even if the sky is falling or society is crumbling. You must not underestimate just how important it is to stay clean, even … Read more

10 Things Old Timers Did that You Should Do Too

farmers at trade market in the old days

The Generational Battle seemingly never ends, and while often well-intentioned and good-natured, it seems to have reached a nasty fever pitch these days. The older post-WWII generation constantly berates the younger ones for their seeming ineptitude and supposed lack of work ethic, while the younger generations retaliate with a muttered “OK, Boomer…” before dismissing them … Read more

10 Things You Can Do to Prep Right Now

atv in the woods

Prepping can sometimes seem like a daunting and time-consuming task that takes a lot of money to do right, especially for beginners or non-rural preppers. But, that is simply not so. Sure, there are many survival supplies that will have you digging deep into your pocket and activities that require multiple steps and preparation, but … Read more

Just What Constitutes SHTF?


“SHTF” is a time-worn and borderline cliché prepper acronym we have all heard, seen and continue to hear and see daily in prepping circles. What will you do when the SHTF? Where will you go when the SHTF? Has the SHTF? It never ends. Even so, it is an important concept. In case you have … Read more

Top 10 Biggest Killers in the United States and How You Can Avoid Them


Improving you day-to-day chances of survival dramatically now, before the SHTF, means you must take a long hard look at a specific set of factors that directly and substantially influence the threats you are living under. There are three major issues that impact your overall chances of survival: Medical History And Overall Health Where You … Read more

How to Prepare if You’re All Alone

man alone outside

Prepping can be difficult enough when you have your family, or at least a few survival companions to help you. If you are alone, truly alone, it can be extraordinarily difficult, not to mention very risky. The challenges you’ll face as a solo prepper will be enormous in all but the most basic of survival … Read more

What To Do if Someone Is Following You

dark street

You are walking down the street at night. You hear footsteps behind you. They are drawing closer, growing louder, and the tempo of the steps is increasing. What do you do? First, Don’t be Paranoid. Are you actually being followed? Situational Awareness Develop Situational Awareness to notice if you are being watched or followed. Start … Read more

How to Disappear for Good

girl making herself invisible

I disappeared almost two decades ago. I did it to leave behind abusive so-called family and supposed friends. I had to take extreme measure to protect my physical health and wellbeing, my sanity, to reach goals, and experience personal growth and development. I cringe at who I would be if I had remained in the … Read more

How to Spot Thieves, Thugs and Terrorists

man in public place

Self-defense minded citizens and preppers both are regularly admonished to stay alert, to keep on watch, to be vigilant for the predatory humans that we know are always out there, somewhere, sniffing for their next easy mark. Situational awareness might as well be made the 8th Virtue. Just one problem though; we are rarely told … Read more

Prepping for Non-Preppers

preppers on the homestead

You may have stockpiled all of the preps your family will need to last five years, have mastered a copious amount of survival skills, and live off the grid in a remote area – but are you prepped for accommodating friends, family and non-preppers into your post-apocalyptic life? Turning away a complete stranger is one … Read more