How To Keep A Positive Attitude In A Survival Scenario

how to keep a positive attitude in a survival scenario

One of the most lethal factors in a survival situation is not the situation itself but what is going on in your head. Your psychological state can have a significant impact on whether or not you survive. Negative thoughts can often outweigh rational ones, leading you to engage in otherwise irrational behavior. It’s a never-ending downward spiral.

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A Few Tricks To Turn Woods Trash Into Survival Items

a few tricks to turn woods trash into survival items

Unfortunately, garbage can be found almost anywhere, including in wilderness areas. It can be found on beaches, in the middle of the ocean, in cities, and even on Mount Everest. Many of these items, however, can be modified or combined with natural materials to improve your survival skills and equipment.

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How To Create A Proper Winter Shelter

how to create a proper winter shelter

Finding the right words to describe the bone-chilling cold that could freeze a man to death on a cold winter night is often difficult. I believe we can all agree that this type of cold is dangerous enough that if you are caught off guard and unprepared, it can be fatal.

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How To Defend Yourself With Random Objects From Your Home

how to defend yourself with random objects from your home

Action movies frequently contain scenes of the main character using improvised weapons ranging from ballpoint pens stabbed through hands to ladders swung around and spun like a cheerleader’s baton.

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A Few Suggestions To Survive Flash Flooding

a few suggestions to survive flash flooding

The great outdoors may be as unpleasant as it is lovely. What appears to be a terrific site to pitch up camp may turn out to be the worst decision you ever make.

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How To Protect Your Camp From Invasive Trespassers

how to protect your camp from invasive trespassers

Whether you’re camping with your family or find yourself in a survival scenario, your camp should be a location where you can find protection and security while also recharging your mind and body to face any obstacles that may arise.

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What To Hoard And How To Barter

what to hoard and how to barter

Times have been rough. The old world you know is long gone, replaced with a blunt cruelty you never imagined possible. People are dispersed, cities are collapsing, and infrastructure is completely lacking.

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How To Prepare Your Family To Survive A House Fire

how to prepare your family to survive a house fire

Little is more damaging than a devastating house fire in the list of disasters that could befall a typical American family. The only good outcome of such a disaster, may be that these fires frequently occur while everyone is away from the house, preventing the issue from getting out of hand.

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What To Do When You’re Lost

what to do when you’re lost

There are two main approaches to dealing with being lost: Don’t get lost in the first place, and make sure you’ve told someone exactly where you’re going and when to expect you back just in case you do get lost.

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Obtaining Water From Plants In The Wilderness

obtaining water from plants in the wilderness

Because water is the most important requirement for sustaining life and normal bodily function, it is important that we identify the varying resources from which it can be obtained.

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The Dangers Of Wildfire Smoke And How To Protect Your Family

the dangers of wildfire smoke and how to protect your family

It was a late-summer evening in western California. I had just finished putting my kids to bed when I noticed an unusual odor filling the room through the open patio door. Something like a burning campfire mixed with smog.

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How To Take Advantage Of Farmers Markets To Be Better Prepared

how to take advantage of farmers markets to be better prepared

Nowadays, you can find one or more certified farmers markets in nearly every town nationwide. Farmers markets are gaining a lot of popularity across the country, and you should reap the benefits of these local markets if you want to be prepared now and for the future.

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Turn Your Cell Phone Into A Survival Toolbox

turn your cell phone into a survival toolbox

Over the last 20 years, the cell phone has become a staple of everyday life. We use cellular technology for frivolous and serious reasons alike—everything from Angry Birds to dialing 911. Case in point: according to the FCC, about 70 percent of 911 calls originated from cell phones.

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