Here’s How to Become a Prepper

Here’s How to Become a Prepper by Daisy Luther for The Organic Prepper If the coronavirus has inspired you to become a prepper, you’re not alone. At long last, prepping has become mainstream due to runs on supplies, shortages, and stay-at-home orders throughout the country. More folks than ever before are seeing the wisdom of having extra food and household goods on hand. It can help you through not only disasters and pandemics, but also through personal financial problems. But delve into most preparedness websites (including this one) and it…

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George Washington’s Diagnosis Of Human Nature Should Inform Our Pandemic Response

George Washington’s Diagnosis Of Human Nature Should Inform Our Pandemic Response  By Patrick Fletchall for The Federalist Appeals to the common good have always resurfaced when a problem arises in society, but difficulties emerge when different people have varied opinions about what to value. Two men huddled against the cold on a dark night in January. Even in relative obscurity, the fresh snow reflected enough light to see the vapors of breathing, evidence of the bitter temperatures. But it was still too dim to see the shock on the shorter man’s…

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Food Shortages Are Coming: This Is How You’ll Survive

Food Shortages Are Coming: This Is How You’ll Survive by Sara Tipton for Ready Nutrition We have all likely seen the reports that food shortages are coming. This seems to be the one thing that the mainstream media and alternative media can agree upon. From the health crisis, we learned that we cannot be fully dependent on stores to have an everlasting supply of food and everyday living items. Furthermore, some states have evenbanned the purchase of seeds,all but making being self-sufficient “illegal.” But this is still the best way…

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New research suggests vitamin D may help combat coronavirus

New research suggests vitamin D may help combat coronavirus By Michael Alexander for Prevention Those looking to guard themselves against the coronavirus pandemic may want to take a closer look at the health benefits of vitamin D — the latest nutrient to be examined by medical experts and researchers in their quest to find potential treatments for COVID-19. This growing interest in vitamin D — often referred to by many as the “sunshine vitamin” because it is produced by the body as a response to sun exposure — is hinged on its immune-supporting…

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The Vital Importance of Self-Discipline

The Vital Importance of Self-Discipline by Terry Trahan for The Organic Prepper So, here we are, depending on location, a few weeks into this lockdown/stay at home madness. Above all else, I’m looking at this as an opportunity to look at where my plans have fallen apart, what went well in this first contact, and what can I do better. Another thing I am taking note of is how other people are reacting. One thing is pretty obvious, a lot of people weren’t as prepared as they thought, and many…

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7 Foods that are high in vitamin C: Nutrition and benefits

7 Foods that are high in vitamin C: Nutrition and benefits By Divina Ramirez for Prevention The new coronavirus disease is rapidly spreading across the globe, with the global number of confirmed cases already beyond the one-million mark with no signs of stopping. According to experts, the disease’s exponential growth may be influenced by factors such as personal hygiene and immunity. The immune system is the body’s first line of defense against infection. Given the current outbreak, it is especially important to strengthen the immune system — a feat one can kickstart by increasing his vitamin C intake.…

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We Won’t Be Getting “Back to Normal.” Not Soon. Not Ever.

We Won’t Be Getting “Back to Normal.” Not Soon. Not Ever. by Daisy Luther for The Organic Prepper When will we get back to normal? If you yearn for the days before COVID-19 swept across the planet, I regret to inform you that those days are gone. This isn’t a warm and fuzzy blog post telling you that everything is going to be all right. If you’re looking for reassurance that “we’ve got this,” I’m afraid I can’t provide it. This article wasn’t written to console or coddle you, so…

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How To Protect Yourself From Long Term Pandemic Lockdown

How To Protect Yourself From Long Term Pandemic Lockdown by Brandon Smith for Alt-Market It has been only two weeks since widespread pandemic lockdowns were implemented in the US and as expected the public is not handling the idea very well. Within one week there were already frantic demands for the economy to reopen by Easter (spurred on by Donald Trump), and mass delusions have developed that this is still going to happen despite the fact that lockdown guidelines have been extended to at least April 30th. People desperately want…

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Severe Food Shortages in Weeks Without PPE | Leaked FEMA Document

Severe Food Shortages in Weeks Without PPE | Leaked FEMA Document by Ken Jorgustin for Modern Survival Blog Several recent articles and news reports indicate that potentially major food shortages may become a shocking reality in just weeks. That is, if the food industry cannot acquire enough PPE (personal protection equipment) gear. As you well know, there are already some food shortages in the majority of grocery stores. However a leaked FEMA document raises additional concerns of increasingly severe food shortages in a matter of weeks if the food industry and distribution channels…

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How to Use Your Long Term Food Storage Preps as you Consume Them

How to Use Your Long Term Food Storage Preps as you Consume Them by Ken Jorgustin for Modern Survival Blog You have spent a long time acquiring your extra food (and other supplies). You did this because it seemed like a wise thing to do. Being prepared to an extent. Just in case. Being smart, many of you rotate through your extra foods so they don’t all sit there and eventually “go bad”. But this can be a challenge, and some foods are meant for “long term” storage – only accessed…

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