Managing Your Mental Health in SHTF

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Are you prepared for the horrors that could be part of our future? Is anyone ever mentally prepared for things like suffering and loss? 

Prepper's Guide to Mental Health and Emotional Preparedness - There is no tactical line of tools that can help you with mental health or emotional preparedness. There is not a book line about this for preppers. Still, it is an issue that we must face down. We must train our minds to handle these high stress, life and death situations.

The taxing of emotional stress is almost always underestimated in the prepping world. Unless you have been through something terrible in this regard you have no idea what effect the mental and emotional aspects of a collapse will have on you. It will literally tire you out! It will sap your energy.

The best example I can give you is when you see a new fighter step into the ring or the octagon to fight. Many new fighters in MMA are overwhelmed by the mental and emotional stress of the moment. saps their energy.

There is no tactical line of tools that can help you with mental health or emotional preparedness. There is not a book line about this for preppers. Still, it is an issue that we must face down. We must train our minds to handle these high stress, life, and death situations.

Diet

We are learning so much about our bodies lately. Science is very clear about the fact that we are governed by the things we put into our body. Mental health has a lot to do with our diet! This is another reason why we must be very careful about what we put in our food storage pantry. 

Exercise

Exercise has so many benefits it’s outrageous. Anyone who is still looking for reasons, not to workout needs to just get over it! 

Exercise undoubtedly has an effect on how we feel throughout the day and our overall mental health. You just have to burn off that top layer of fuel. It’s vital. 

So get your diet in check and start powering through workouts! You will be surprised at just how good you feel. 

Are you prepared for the horrors that could be part of our future? Is anyone ever mentally prepared for things like suffering and loss?  The taxing of emotional stress is almost always underestimated in the prepping world. Unless you have been through something terrible in this regard you have no idea what effect the mental and emotional aspects of a collapse will have on you. It will literally tire you out! It will sap your energy.

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