Doomsday prepper donates all of his stored food to Puerto Rico was the headline of a news article I read a few days ago. Interesting, I thought. I’ve been at … Read More
Note: This is a Special Guest Contribution from longtime BackdoorSurvival reader Donna! This topic is seldom discussed on prepper sites, but by the end of this article I hope you will have … Read More
Poor Puerto Rico. Hurricane Maria really pummeled the island, further exacerbating their existing problems (poor infrastructure, massive debt, and an out migration of youth). The Governor of Puerto Rico is … Read More
My husband and I built our own house, raised and butchered pigs, chickens, cattle, sewed clothes, made quilts, and a lot of other things over the years. We make sure … Read More
There are two general things you want out of your off-grid books. First, you need a general guide, that explains the basics to you and offers a starting point for … Read More
Water filtration is one of the most if not the most important part of any survival plan. You can do for a while without a lot of things but water … Read More
Prepping and being a survivalist prepper is hard work. Learn to stay motivated during those times when you are burned out, stressed and it all seems futile.
It seems fitting that while things are a bit more relaxed, prepping wise, we take a few moments to reflect upon preparedness strategies that are universal. I have given this a lot of thought and found that the rules of prepping boil down to just a few simple words, twenty-two to be exact. Here, in simplistic terms, are four steps every prepper needs to adhere to in order to succeed.
Shortly after the 2016 election, I read an article by one of my blogging colleagues titled “Is Prepping Dead?”. I felt so strongly about what she said that I shared her article throughout the social media, hoping that others would see it and continue their preparedness efforts. Now, one month later, I can confirm that I too am seeing signs that prepping, while not dead, has certainly slowed down. This seems odd to me since the likelihood of a disruptive event has not changed. It is as strong now as ever.
What are those signals and why should we continue to be prepared and to proudly call ourselves “Preppers”?
Have you ever considered that prepping is a form of personal activism? Here are six qualities of an activist that may change your mind and convince you that your are a “Practivist”.
Some of the toughest challenges we face are to downsize, simplify, and learn to say no. In the article, find tips that will help you reach your goal of living a joyful and strategic life.
When it comes to life in general, stuff happens on a daily basis. Sometimes, the things that happen throw you a curve ball and leave you feeling vulnerable and helpless. Couple the stress of prepping with life’s daily setbacks, and you have a recipe for a train wreck. Or do you? Here are 7 things you can do to recover when life sucks!