Category «Psychology»

Ideas for mentally preparing for challenges and thriving, not just surviving, when disaster strikes.

Most Problems are Easy to Solve – Just Get Off the Escalator

Learned helplessness is a dangerous trend in our society. Take a minute and watch this absolutely absurd video. It demonstrates an important principle. Most problems are easy to solve. Just get off the elevator. When disaster strikes are you going to be standing around waiting for FEMA to come rescue you? Just like the escalator …

Rocked by an Earthquake – Were We Ready?

A few nights ago Jonathan and I were in bed when we heard a weird noise and shaking. We both questioned each other about the noise and movement. He quickly responded that it was an earthquake. Having grown up in California and living through a couple of big earthquakes, I assured him that he was mistaken. …

Protecting Yourself from the Darker Elements of Society

Our society is comprised of many good, honest people who would give up their own life in order to save the life of a stranger. However, there are others who would take a life for monetary gain or even for the thrill of it. This dark element demands that we are prepared to protect ourselves …

History – The Master Teacher

The library shelves are quickly filling with prepper fiction books which quite effectively scare you into prepping or make you think all preppers are insane. The books dramatize the need to prepare, challenges that lie ahead, and deadly adventures with everything from a zombie apocalypse to surviving the complete collapse of society. I’ve read several …