Let's assume that you've decided NOT to bug out; instead, you've chosen to stay home as long as possible. Using your home as a base of survival operations come hell or high water. Not every survival scenario ends with you living in a tent or shelter made of branches. And in a long-term, … [Read more...] about How To Build A Survival Coalition With Your Neighbors
Everybody fits into 1 of 4 possible states of resilience: You're Already Extremely Resilient You're Working On Getting More Resilient You're Not Resilient Yet But Would Like To Start You're Not Resilient And Could Care Less But regardless of which state you're currently in, this … [Read more...] about Only 4 States Of Resiliency – Which One Are You In?
Imagine a widespread disaster taking place while you're at work - forty miles from home. And for grins, let's say it's bad - real bad – maybe even apocalyptic bad. We're talking thousands of detonated dirty bombs bad. Or a large scale nuclear attack bad. Or maybe it's widespread … [Read more...] about Widespread Disaster Rally Plans For You And You Loved Ones
Life is full of risks. We are mortal beings, after all, and many things can injure or kill us. We can't get behind the wheel of a car without running the risk of injury or death. Tens of thousands of people die each year on our roads. Many more are injured or suffer significant monetary … [Read more...] about Living A Resilient Life IS The Best Form Of Insurance
One underlying fact of life on this planet is that in any war, conflict, natural disaster, or other less than happy circumstances, you will have to deal with other human beings - perhaps lots of them. People are everywhere. And we're responsible for nearly every bad thing that happens that … [Read more...] about How To Size Someone Up For A Future Crisis
Recently, I was having a bad day, but I couldn't quite figure out why. I wasn't tired. I wasn't sick; I felt physically strong. I was even acceptably productive that morning, getting a bit of writing in (which always makes me feel good). Heck, I even enjoyed a delicious lunch before heading … [Read more...] about Why Are We All In Such A Freaking Hurry All The Time?
We’ve all heard the admonition to, “work smarter, not harder.” When interpreted correctly, there’s much wisdom in this idea. You should always seek the most efficient, least costly, least complicated way to complete a task. This strategy has the benefit, in theory, of utilizing the fewest … [Read more...] about The Best Things In Life Are Hard! So What? Get Started Anyways…
“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” – Thomas Edison Most people know Thomas Edison. He was one of the most prominent American inventors in the early 20th century. His most well-known inventions include: Phonograph Motion picture … [Read more...] about Attitude Is Everything – Change Your Life By Changing Your Attitude
Let me start off by saying - "there's NO single "right" way to stockpile water". There are so many water containers and purification methods on the market today, and most are great. For example: For some, a single large emergency water tank is perfect for their emergency water storage … [Read more...] about Jack’s Emergency Water Storage Solution
===> IMPORTANT: DO NOT PERFORM THE CHALLENGE PRESENTED AT 11:57 UNTIL IT'S SAFE TO DO SO. Physical distancing during this unprecedented times is MUCH MUCH MUCH more important than urgently performing this challenge. Instead, think about how you can do this while you are distancing yourself … [Read more...] about Failure Is The Secret Sauce To Success
Debt. The word scares many people. Others seem to embrace the concept as a way of life. Simply put, debt is what you have borrowed from others to sustain your current lifestyle. Debt, in theory, is just something you acquire NOW (with other people's money) and must pay those people back … [Read more...] about Real Effects of Debt: Giving Up a Happy, Resilient Life
Sarah and I were both employed in the Atlanta area at the time. Living ordinary lives. And like millions of others, we didn’t live anywhere close to where we worked. So we had to commute. Five days a week, back and forth, back and forth…ugh! 30 minutes each way (if we were lucky), closer to … [Read more...] about Andy Vs Jack – My Transformation From The Fragile Masses To The Resilient Few