Survival and Self-sufficiency
Last time we talked about dehydrated foods. This week we’re going to discuss the best ways to store your bulk foods…
If your home is your castle and is so sacrosanct that 2 millennia worth of brighter lights than Ed Rendell believe you have the right to defend it, then is it not reasonable to extend the same protections to your person as your property?
Do you have the personality to stay alive in times of crisis? Believe it or not, psychologists have studied the personalities of those who have survived life-threatening events to see what set them apart. It turns out they all had common traits.
For many, the idea of there being such a thing as harmful electromagnetic frequency (EMF) smog has never crossed their minds. If you cannot see it, it does not exist, right? Read this article to learn whether that is true…
When you drink can after can of cola soft drinks, your potassium levels can decrease significantly. This deficiency can lead to muscle weakness, extreme fatigue and even paralysis. Greek researchers discovered six reports of cola-induced potassium deficiency where the range of consumption equaled two to nine liters of cola per day. This may seem excessive, […]
The next step in our food storage plan is for you to make a list of the foods that your family eats on a regular basis and purchase enough food for a three-month supply. As we talked about in a previous article, Food Storage 101: Where do I begin?, one of the best ways to stockpile food is in the dried form. It is lightweight and can be reconstituted to its original form by adding water.
Winter is just around the corner and that should be a reminder to all that staying warm in an emergency situation is a key to survival.
People stay warm by generating and retaining heat and/or gaining it from an outside source. Heat is lost through radiation, conduction, convection and evaporation.
If you’re going on a vacation, you plan your trip. Especially if a family is involved, hours are spent determining where to go, what to do, how to get there, how much you can spend and what to do with the mail and the pets while you’re gone. If you’re getting married, you not only spend countless hours planning every detail of the ceremony, but you’ll often hire a wedding planner to help with that planning.
The last week of October was marked as the National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week. This may serve as a good reminder for Americans — especially those who have small children — of the ways in which they can protect their families from the severe consequences of lead exposure.
What would you do if your water supply became contaminated? Natural disasters can interrupt the flow of clean water. Following a disaster, some people may not have access to food and water for days or weeks. You can live for days without food, but you must have water or you will dehydrate. Whenever there is a crisis, water is the first thing to go.