The way things are going, it seems that daily carry will become a memory of our rights. A memory of when we were allowed to carry a handgun. We will live to see the day when our guns will be taken away from us and we will have to find other means to protect our families. Self defense in a gun-free zone is not a picnic and we should learn in advance about the options we have.
Treating wounds using alternative healing methods will become a vital skill when there is no doctor around. Besides providing you with the much-needed food, your pantry also holds two items that will help you treat wounds: honey and sugar. These two ingredients are beneficial for cleansing and healing traumatic wounds.
Having in your survival bag a versatile item like a tarp will come in handy during an emergency situation. It will help you gather water, camouflage your supplies and it will provide an excellent shelter in case nothing else is available. Improvising a basic tarp shelter can keep your head dry, it will help you conserve heat and it provides a sense of comfort and safety.
If you are one of the unfortunate people that had a close encounter with poison oak you should know by now how to identify and stay away from this plant. This is how repellent plants work and the same principal applies to pests if you know how to use the correct plants. Companion planting will help you protect your garden and keep pests far away from it.
Vetigel is an algae-based gel that can stop bleeding in just a few seconds. It is set to become the band aid of the future. According to the manufacturer this wonderful gel should be available for human use in the near future and it will revolutionize the way we heal.
Gathering water is a must in any survival situation, but you don’t always have a guarantee that the water is drinkable. This is why it is always indicated to gather water that doesn’t require purification. If you manage to do so, you will save time, fuel and energy. Natural water sources are all around us and we must learn how to make good use of them.
An off-grid life is a goal for many of us and being self-sufficient is what prepping is all about. However, the adjustments to an off-grid life may be difficult for some people. If they don’t get used to the routine they will bounce back on the grid. In this article, you will read about the confessions of a family that has been living off the grid since 2001. It provides a big picture of what you should expect if you want an off-grid life.
You are at work and you are trying to beat the clock, is just one of those days when nothing seems out of the ordinary. Suddenly you hear sirens in the distance and the power goes out, you try to use the cell phone but the line is busy, it’s no use. You know that a disaster is coming your way and you need to get out of there. You have to get home and although you are many miles away from your family, you have a solution to get to them, your get home bag.
When it comes to survival, improvising efficient solutions from everyday items can save the day. There are useful tools all around you, and you need to be able and recognize them. The following household items can be found in most North American homes, and they will come in handy during an emergency.
Now is the time! This is, for all concerned citizens, the final call to arms. No more wishing and hoping for things to change. It is time to take matters into our own hands and make things change. You and I are victims of a great deception that has taken place right under our noses and we are the recipients of the intolerable theft of our inherent liberty.
Will, in my opinion, is strong determination from deep within a person. That’s exactly what you need to survive and thrive during a catastrophe. The way I see it we are preppers and survivalists because we gather and store things for a future that we believe could be a worst case scenario, but we also study, train, practice, learn, and go the extra mile so that we can survive and thrive during that possible worst case scenario.
Using plants that have multiple benefits is something we all do, regardless if we are off-gridders, preppers or survivalists enthusiasts. Moringa Oleifera is a fantastic plant that is gaining a lot of popularity due to its multiple uses. It’s called the tree of life and for a good reason! It has been labeled by many as “the ultimate survival tree” since every part of it can be used. Even more, this tree has become the engine of rural development in the zones where it is cultivated.
After the fourth consecutive year of drought, the water reservoirs of California began to dry up. This lead to a serious number of water restrictions that Americans have to deal with. Unfortunately, it seems it is not only a short term crisis…it’s the beginning of something bigger.