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Prepping is a tough go for many. For most people prepping is something that seeks them out. It’s rarely the other way around. It’s often a culmination of events in a person’s life that leads them down a path of preparedness.
You will find that there are a number of things that can happen to a person for them to arrive at the prepping doorstep.
For many, it can follow an awakening. It can be the influx of information from blogs or other news outlets. It can be a stint in the military that takes them around the world. Either way, it’s often a bit tragic.
There is a silent depression that goes along with prepping. It comes from the constant reaffirmation that it is all gonna burn and there is really little we can do about it. Very few preppers are the type who have underground bunkers and safe storage of decades of food.
Instead, they are working-class people who want to keep their families alive in the face of a collapse. That is a scary thought but it’s one that affects people all the time. It can be enough to drop you into a woeful pit of depression.
So, how do you come back from that hole?
There are always meds, right?
If you don’t wanna be drugged up you need to consider work. You need to consider high effort pursuits that allow you to burn off that depression. These could be creative endeavors or physical fitness.
You also need to look at your diet and clean things up there. Get away from the sugar and the carbs in excess. It’s clear these things take a toll on our overall health and mind.
If you spend all your time thinking about the end of the world, well, you better have a little depression.