What Preppers Need to Know About Suicide Prevention

What Preppers Need to Know About Suicide Prevention by Fabian Ommar for The Organic Prepper The 2020 pandemic and various crises created by and around the lockdowns and other measures to contain it are creating profound mental health consequences for many people. This brings to attention the issue of suicide in specific, the 10th of September was the official Worldwide Suicide Prevention Day. Since 2003, the entire month of September has been dedicated to raising awareness of the problem.  The 2021 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s message to help spread the word about prevention…

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5 Skills That Help Teach Kids Self-Reliance

5 Skills That Help Teach Kids Self-Reliance By Sara Tipton for Ready Nutrition Teaching critical life skills to kids early on will instill responsibility and give them the skills they need to move into adulthood more fluidly.  Having self-sufficient kids is more than just teaching them life skills. It’s also about nurturing confidence and independence in a world that is going away from both of those ideas. “Children need the freedom to explore, test, invent and be resourceful in order to better understand who they are and the world around them.…

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SELCO: The Reality of Medical Preparedness

SELCO: The Reality of Medical Preparedness by Selco Begovic for The Organic Prepper Author of The Dark Secrets of SHTF Survival and the online course SHTF Survival Boot Camp The reality of medical preparedness is that people often waste a lot of money on things that they don’t need or do not know how to use.  The purpose of this article is not to reduce the importance or quality of the previous article about stocking up on medical supplies. I find it more as a continuation of that article, perhaps taking a different angle…

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Prepper’s Retrospect: It’s Easy to Know What You Should Have Done AFTER the Event

Prepper’s Retrospect: It’s Easy to Know What You Should Have Done AFTER the Event by J.G. Martinez for The Organic Prepper After all these years plagued with poor decisions, I’ve concluded that leaving is not exactly wise for the time being. The post-pandemic world is no longer a friendly place for migrants. Maybe in a year or year and a half, but who knows? For now, this is where we belong.  For the time being, the needed budget to live here with much more comfort than I had as a migrant…

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How to Survive a Summer Power Outage

How to Survive a Summer Power Outage by Daisy Luther for The Organic Prepper Sometimes people think that a summer power outage is easier to deal with than a winter one. After all, in the summer, you don’t have to worry about freezing to death, which is a very real threat during a long-lasting winter outage. However, a summer power outage carries its own set of problems. Foremost are heat-related illnesses and the higher potential of spoilage for your food. Even if you aren’t convinced that hardcore preparedness is for…

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Stock Up on These Prepper Medical Supplies NOW

Stock Up on These Prepper Medical Supplies NOW by Chris Hayes for The Organic Prepper When prepping, it’s crucial to remember to stock up on prepper medical supplies. Often people think about stocking up on food, firearms, and ammo. But what about health care, first aid, or trauma care? If you had to take care of an injury or illness at home, could you do it? Regardless of one’s personal thoughts and feelings on COVID-19 and vaccines, the strain of a pandemic can produce unexpected responses. In Cat Ellis’ book, Prepping for…

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How to Mentally Prepare Yourself for the EPIC Economic Collapse That’s Coming

How to Mentally Prepare Yourself for the EPIC Economic Collapse That’s Coming by Fabian Ommar for The Organic Prepper In my last article, I tried to establish the relationship between the economy and [collapse] and provide some insights on some implications that institutions and other factors have in determining the outcome of collapses (economic or otherwise). Now let’s talk about the practical matters of the looming economic [collapse]. It’s time to see more about what’s coming and how to prepare for it.  Nothing has happened yet. Why should I worry? I…

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Be Prepared – Not Scared or Fearful

Be Prepared – Not Scared or Fearful ByKen J. for Modern Survival Blog Sometimes there’s an unfortunate association between preparedness (to be prepared) – and fear, worry, or even paranoia. Some personalities do excessively give in to these emotions (fear, worry). However, I’m here to tell you that from my point of view, preparedness and prepping has much more to do with personal internal traits of confidence, self-reliance, critical thinking, awareness, problem solving, mitigation, assuredness, and more… Preparedness and sensibility go together. Survivalism, Prepping & Preparedness – it is simply…

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Build Your Own Solar-Powered Backup System

Build Your Own Solar-Powered Backup System by: Adam C for Off the Grid News When most people think of emergency power, they usually think of gasoline, propane or diesel generators. While generators make a lot of sense in an emergency situation, they do have some tactical downsides. First of all, most generators are relatively loud when they are running, and when coupled with a grid-down situation in which everything around happens to be very silent because the power’s out, you can see how being loud is a disadvantage. Essentially, everyone within a two-mile…

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