The Top 6 Tactical Flashlights! Which One Is Right for You?

Remaining safe both in your home and while on the go doesn’t have to be a challenge. With the right self-defense tools, you can effectively remain safe at all times of day. Continue reading

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8 Practical Self-Defense Tactics for Senior Citizens

Unsurprisingly, senior citizens are among the most vulnerable targets for predators. According to a recent report from the Department of Justice’s Office for Victims of Crime, despite the fact that over 10 percent of older adults experienced some form of elder abuse in the past year, crimes against senior citizens are highly underestimated and underreported. Those with cognitive disabilities and degenerative diseases, including dementia, are at particularly high risk of violent crime and scams. Continue reading

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Practicing Survival Skills When You Live in an Urban Setting

Survival skills have always played an important role in staying prepared for the worst-case scenarios of life. While over the last several centuries our species has migrated toward city living and urban spaces, the focus on the tools needed to overcome and recover from disaster hasn’t really made the trip with us. Indeed, survival training is still usually undertaken with a trip out into the wilderness.    Yet, the dangers that occur in the depths of the woods don’t necessarily reflect how most people are likely to experience a fight for survival. Recent studies have revealed that natural disasters are on … Continue reading

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Best Places You Can Move to Before or After a Disaster Strikes

If you consider yourself a prepper, you’re probably already one step ahead when it comes to thinking about potential disasters. Unfortunately, we’ve reached a point in our society where it feels like it’s only a matter of time before the next big natural disaster occurs.  Whether it’s an uncontrollable wildfire, a tsunami, hurricane, flood, or another weather-related event, there are places across the globe that are safer than others. While moving after a disaster can help keep you safe from future ones, being proactive now and deciding to make a move can protect you and your family immediately.  It’s imperative … Continue reading

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Incorporating Mental Health While Prepping

As you prep, it’s important to include your mental health into your plan as well. Continue reading

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Doomsday Prepping Your Business

This article will dive into what a business needs to do to survive inevitable disasters Continue reading

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Black Powder in the Modern World

Guest post by Richard Douglas It’s important to realize the dangers associated with using black power and smokeless powder. Please seek the appropriate training and knowledge before attempting to use either. The below is for informational purposes only. Right now you can go to the store and buy boxes of rounds already packed with primer and gunpowder, but let’s say you found yourself in a different situation. Maybe you’re a historian or a curator at a museum. Maybe you’re in an apocalyptic event and fired the last round you had looking down the scope of your rifle. Whatever the reason, you … Continue reading

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Why It’s Critical to Have an Escape Plan in Any Environment or Location

Evasion and escape are critical components of any self-defense plan. Confrontation should be your last choice no matter where the assault takes place. You could likely get seriously injured or possibly killed. There are very few things you can control when it comes to preparing for personal defense. However, you can control your actions and how prepared you are to defend yourself anywhere. There are two common places where it’s critical to have an escape plan. Those two locations are your home and in public. Let’s discuss each in a little more detail. The Necessary Components of a Strategy to Escape … Continue reading

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Community Planning: How Your Neighbors and Friends Can Plan for Disaster

Many of us have come to accept the fact that disasters are an inescapable fact of our world. Indeed, we know that between climate change, and our increasingly technologically reliant world, the list of potential causes of disruption is growing. However, while it may be the case that you’ve made preparations to protect you and your immediate family in a disaster, it’s important to think a little bigger and look to the community.  Our current pandemic has served to demonstrate that surviving and recovering from a disaster can’t rely upon individual efforts alone. It takes the cooperation of the entire … Continue reading

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How To Prevent The Most Common Injuries You Can Get In The Woods

Guest post by Natasha Ramirez More people than ever are flocking to the woods for a quick hike after a long day at work, for a fun weekend getaway, or to get some exercise. But the woods can be a dangerous place for the unprepared – especially if you need to spend an extended length of time in them. Unexpected weather, dangerous animals, and new terrain can make living in these conditions particularly hard. Preppers know that if disaster strikes, the woods may become an important place to be able to survive in long-term.  As a testament to the danger of … Continue reading

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