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Prepping Reality Check

What I see as a discrepancy is that some are forgetting about the 'looting masses". The idea of "trade" or barter resembling near what everyone thinks will happen, wont exist for a long time.

What Is Your Emergency Response Plan?

What could an emergency response plan for your family look like and where would you start prepping?

Bug Out Bike: Good Idea or Death Trap?

One of the main problems preppers seem to be drawn to solve is the very realistic potential of having to drop everything and bug out of your home in a moment’s notice. Today I want to focus on one potential answer to the bugging out problem, the bug out bike.

Skill Building: Preparing to Thrive

Skill building may just be the most important prep of all, but it is not something that everyone immediately considers ahead of stockpiling and other preps. Your skills go with you no matter where you are

Considering Precious Metals? – the Case for Suisse Bars

There are options when we talk about stockpiling wealth or currency in preparedness folds. Precious metals (PM) as a preparedness item are a topic of some debate in and of themselves

Back to Basics: Avoiding Conflict When SHTF

What if we could modify our thought process for a while and avoid conflict when SHTF instead of considering violence as the inevitable outcome of the prepper haves versus the unprepared have nots?

Long Term Food Storage Issues in Canada

Meat canning/storing is not my thing nor my focus. That said I have zero intent to be 100% vegan in SHTF but frankly the concept of not being mainly vegan in SHTF for everyone who is prepping is likely unachievable and unhealthy.

Living Comfortably When the SHTF

Imagine a long-term situation where you have food and water, but survival is a constant struggle. Will lack of sleep and uncomfortable surroundings take a toll on you over time?

Raising Goats: Perfect Survival Livestock?

Goats can supply milk, meat, hides for clothing and be a work or pack animal if needed. It's time to look at what the goat has to offer and why I think it is better than a cow.

Prepper Medical Myths That Drive Me Nuts!

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Huples. In this article, Huples address some medical myths that he...

Forming Your Community with Can-Do Prepping

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Gg Lanich. Remember the crazy panic at the end of 1999 when...

Stressed out by Prepping?

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Howard Overton. Some people who are preparing for the future get stressed...

Suppose You Do Survive the Apocalypse…..Then What?

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Angela Cassidy who brings up a subject that many preppers are...

3 Ways to Extreme Coupon Your Way to a Huge Stockpile!

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Sandy Swizz. If you have information for Preppers that you would...

Prepping for FREE – Tips to Get Started Without Spending a Fortune

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from JustUS. If you have information for Preppers that you would like...

Plan Now: Getting Home from the Holidays

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Bobcat-Prepper. In just a few days, millions of us will be...

Survival In Japan

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Mike Turner. Mike lives in Japan so his perspective is unique...

Mother Nature: Healing What Ails You

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Riss Ryker.   Living below poverty level, has, in a sense, forced me...

How to Avoid Starvation On A Budget

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Bobcat-Prepper. When is the last time you missed a meal? I mean...

Top 20 Best Prepper Gifts for any Survival Situation

Do you have a prepper on your shopping list? The occasion doesn’t matter really. It could be Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Christmas or Hanukkah,...

Sources of Tinder and Fire Craft in the Urban Environment

Editor’s Note: This is another post that has been generously contributed by Mike Turner. Fire making is simple as long as you have the...

Could You Be a Hired Gun After SHTF?

Have you ever wondered what you would do for work after the end of the world as we know it? There are many ideas...

The Real Essential Oils You May Have Overlooked

You may have heard of the increasingly prominent use and promotion of what is being called essential oils if you have read any prepping...

Migrant Crisis Validates Golden Horde Theory Fears

There are conventional buzzwords that many preppers know and spout off about more often than other terms in the course of our conversations about...

How to Make A Survival Bracelet

Editor’s Note: This post was generously contributed by Gary with Survive Worldwide  – Survival Gear and Tips. Gary shares how to make a survival...

Prepping Plans: If You’re Reading This, I May Be Dead

Would your family know what to do in the event of a disaster or SHTF event? Would the prepping supplies you have carefully purchased...

How Much Money Do You Have in Your Bug out Bag?

The bottom just dropped out all of your warning triggers are telling you that it’s time to pack everyone into the family bug out...

Are You Prepared for US Bank Bail Ins?

It’s highly likely that anyone reading the Prepper Journal is very aware of the events that are ongoing in Greece at this time. As...

Don’t Fall for the Prepper Fantasy

There are so many thoughts and beliefs around what our own personal TEOTWAWKI reality will look like. Every prepper I talk to about any...

Prepper Leadership – Do You Know What Role Is Best for You?

Leadership is a strange thing. Many people throughout history have become reluctant, yet legendary leaders while others have been technically in a leadership position,...