Tag Archive for prepping

Free Prepping Series, part 4: Attitudes

Today we are talking about money and things we can do at no cash cost.  But first a little primer about attitudes and misconceptions about the financial aspects of prepping.  Attitude is everything.  Everything you do was an attitude first.…

Free Prepping Series, Part 3: Community

Many preppers think the best policy is to keep prepping secret and to not discuss things with “everyone”. Here at The Daily Prepper News, we agree and disagree.  There’s a reason the phrase “no man is an island” exists.  No…

Free Prepping Series, Part 1: Travel Routes

Prepping can be a difficult process if you jump in with both feet and try to do everything to “catch up”. So, lets just back up a bit and take a look at what is going on around us.  …

Really? What do You Think?

We hear a good amount of talk from some people about what the government is going to do or not going to do if  TSHTF.  Some people think the government will instantly become their enemy.  Other people think the government…

Getting Prepared: A Primer for Beginners Series, part 3

Today’s skills to discuss are mechanics, emergency medical and security.  If you are not mechanically inclined, that doesn’t mean you can’t do it.  It just means that it will take you longer than someone else and that you might fail…

Getting Prepared: A Primer for Beginners Series, part 2

Today, you get to learn more about yourself and those who live with you.  Following is a list of skills your household will need if an event  requires you to survive on your own without outside resources. cooking (from scratch,…

Highlights from Michigan Preppers Network

Doomsday Preppers, the 3% Solution I, like many of you, watched the start of the new season of Doomsday Preppers. One thing struck me after watching the two hours’ worth of shows, the low odds that the “experts” felt the…

Everyone’s a Prepper at Heart

Who doesn’t want free electricity?  Who doesn’t want to know that their food supply is taken care of?  Everyone wants to be independent, don’t they?  I know we do.  Why should we pay for something we can get for zero…

Talk is Cheap, Especially for Preppers

In his December 30, 2012 Boston Globe article, “How to talk like a doomsday prepper, Useful jargon for the zombie apocalypse“, Ben Zimmer writes about preppers as if he is standing on the fence.   He doesn’t say anything particularly…