Category: Life Tips


Imodium’s Survival Applications: Why Carry It Everywhere

Imodium’s Survival Applications: Why Carry It Everywhere - It's one of those medications that would make absolutely perfect sense to have on you in case of any SHTF or emergency situation.

Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase SHTFPreparedness may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. Image Credit: morethanjustsurviving.com Ever heard of Imodium ? It’s an anti-diarrhea medication that I happen to think you should carry absolutely everywhere. In fact, it’s …

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Things To Scavenge Off Of Old & Abandoned Vehicles

Things To Scavenge Off Of Old & Abandoned Vehicles - I love the idea of really taking apart vehicles to build your survival pack. When you read this article I am sure you will see some things that you would pass up.

I love the idea of really taking apart vehicles to build your survival pack. When you read this article I am sure you will see some things that you would pass up. The one that sticks out most to me are the mirrors. I am sure belts, wiring and other obvious things would be taken …

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Being Frugal – 12 Lessons from the Great Depression

Being Frugal - 12 Lessons from the Great Depression - Being frugal doesn't mean you live in squalor, though many did during that time. In the world we live in, it's actually much easier to get the things you need or find 'trash' that can be repurposed to serve your needs. Just because something is used doesn't mean it is somehow 'less than' good enough.

The Great Depression was a time of hunger, homelessness, and despair. Our country was in dire straights with over 25% of the population reportedly out of work. Through absolute necessity, being frugal was a way of life and survival in every sense of the word. There are many lessons modern people can learn from that …

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Advice to Beginner Preppers

Advice to Beginner Preppers - From recommendations about where to start to life tips that are just plain practical and applicable to pretty much everyone, these advanced preppers seriously do have a lot of wise words to pass on to those who are just beginning on their survivalist journey.

Not everyone in the prepper community is as experienced as everyone else. Some are new to the prepper scene and some have been doing this stuff for ages! For those who are new to the prepper community and would like to know the types of things that more advanced preppers would advise you if they could, …

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14 Tips For Staying Calm During A Disaster

14 Tips For Staying Calm During A Disaster - It all boils down to keeping control of your mind and allowing it to rest and stay sharp. In times of stress, your body uses adrenaline and cortisol to ramp up your energy level. When it wears off, it causes physical and mental fatigue. To counteract this exhaustion, your mind needs to stay positive and well rested. Keeping your mind in control will mean the difference between willingness to survive and giving up.

One aspect of survival that people often overlook is mental survival. Just think about how stressed out you were last time you had a really bad day. Now imagine that times ten. If you get too stressed, you’re liable to unravel which can lead to poor decision-making. You can’t let that happen. In a survival …

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63 Practical Tips to Live a Frugal Life

63 Practical Tips to Live a Frugal Life — Did you know that no matter how much money they make, more than 70% people in the US have less than $1000 in savings? Crazy, right? What's more interesting is that this doesn't have anything to do with income.

Did you know that no matter how much money they make, more than 70% people in the US have less than $1000 in savings? Crazy, right? What’s more interesting is that this doesn’t have anything to do with income. Even people who are making more than $100,000 to $150,000 per year can’t seem to save …

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5 Great Tips to Make Prepping Easier

5 Great Tips to Make Prepping Easier - Prepping is no easy feat. It's actually hard to do even if you find some aspects of it enjoyable. But hard things are often times the most worthwhile to complete, and that's why we continue to prep.

Have you found prepping to be difficult many days? You’re really not alone if you’ve felt this way before. Prepping is no easy feat. It’s actually hard to do even if you find some aspects of it enjoyable. But hard things are often times the most worthwhile to complete, and that’s why we continue to …

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The Complete Guide to Using Super Glue for Cuts

The Complete Guide to Using Super Glue for Cuts - Grab some super glue when you're out shopping next, and the very next time you give yourself a cut that's eligible, give this method of closing your cut a shot! You'll never go without having some super glue handy again.

How many of you already knew you could use super glue to seal closed cuts? How many of you have actually tried using this first aid technique? For those who are new to the concept, or who have heard about it but haven’t yet given it a shot – read up about the pros and …

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Spotting the Warning Signs

Spotting the Warning Signs — Warning signs are everywhere. Warnings about weather, road conditions, your credit score...it can drive a person crazy! When it comes to warning signs about a disaster though, natural human curiosity kicks in and can make us do some really unwise stuff.

Warning signs are everywhere. Warnings about weather, road conditions, your credit score…it can drive a person crazy! When it comes to warning signs about a disaster though, natural human curiosity kicks in and can make us do some really unwise stuff. It’s human nature: you hear about a flood in the middle of town and …

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How To Change Traffic Lights With This Secret Code

How To Change Traffic Lights With This Secret Code - Once you get there you are going to want to enter a combination of long and short clicks to get the light to change so you can cross. The first combination is going to be three short clicks. Then do two long clicks. Next do one short click. Then do two long clicks again. Finally do three short clicks. If done correctly then the light should change from green to red and this would then allow you to cross the street.

Nobody likes having to stand at the crosswalk waiting for the light to change so you can cross. This seems to happen more times then not these days. A way has been discovered to eliminate this problem with ease. The first thing you are going to want to do is go to the pole that …

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