It’s time to start prepping. We have put together this guide of all the things you need to know to get started with prepping. This is not a guide for experiences preppers or survivalists. This is specifically designed for beginners. We’re going to go over the basics. Why do you need to prep? How do you prepare for worst case scenarios? What do you do first? What do you need … [Read more...] about Prepping for Beginners: A Guide for New Preppers
If you’re relatively new to survivalism and prepping, you’ve probably come across a few terms and abbreviations that you’re not entirely sure about. Maybe you have a general sense of what they mean but you’re not 100% sure, or maybe you’re clueless and feeling excluded and overwhelmed. That’s we’ve put together this survival and prepping glossary - if you’re not sure what a … [Read more...] about “SHTF” Meaning and a Glossary of Other Survival Terms
Activated charcoal might be something you’ve heard of, but maybe you’re not entirely sure what it does or what it can be used for. We’re probably all aware of that old home remedy where you eat some burnt toast to soothe a bad stomach, but that might be the extent of your knowledge about the usefulness of charcoal (or more specifically, carbon) when it comes to survival. … [Read more...] about How to Make Activated Charcoal
We've all thought about it – disappearing without a trace, starting a new life, and creating a new story and new identity from scratch. It's a fun thing to think about on Sunday afternoons as the prospect of work in the morning turns like a soul-destroying hamster wheel. But what if you took those dreams seriously? What would it actually take to disappear completely and … [Read more...] about How to Disappear Completely: Vanish Without a Trace
What is Normalcy Bias? In scientific terms, normalcy bias is a cognitive bias that leads people to underestimate the possibility of disaster, and underestimate the negative or harmful effects of a disaster as it’s happening. In layman’s terms, normalcy bias is that voice in your head that’s telling you “everything’s going to be OK”. It’s the wrongheaded thinking that leads … [Read more...] about What is Normalcy Bias (and Why it Could Kill You)?