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Where are we heading with all this buying and storing. All this shooting and learning and sparking and reading seems a little mad.
Well, many preppers exist in a panic mode where they are running on adrenaline. Its an ugly thing but we are all either in it or have been through it.
The panic purchase is something that many people fall victim to in this modern age. The marketers in the prepping world understand that fear can be an incredible motivator. You have to be very careful about what you buy and why you buy it.
The best way to stay on target is to know your prepping direction. What are your preparedness goals?
Now I know that setting goals can be troublesome. It will tell you where you are going but it will also define how long of a road you have to travel in order to get there. That can bring on serious prepper envy. That said, you will never be better equipped to move forward.
Are you looking to grow your own food and exist on your own accord? This is a great way to deal with disaster and eventual collapse.
Maybe you just want to be sure you have enough food, water, ammo and resources to deal with disasters when they come.
Are you planning on going underground during the next big disaster? The big question is how you will fund said bunker but it could be the right answer for you. There are some struggles to dealing with life in a bunker but you can plan for that as well.
You need to understand the direction you are moving or you will spend precious time spinning in circles trying to be all things in your preparation. You will lose money and more importantly time.