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Having a preparedness plan has never been more imperative if you want to survive and thrive. Regardless of who and where you are in this ever changing world, there’s always the  potential of a disaster or any unforeseen event to take place one way or another. May it be extreme natural disasters like earthquakes, hurricanes, and wildfire, or even some common ones (but could turn fatal if neglected) like getting rear-ended ― you need to have some sort of a plan. It’s something that will help you calmly deal with the tough situation and come out on the other side...

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Natural disasters have many faces, patterns, and forms ― and your prepping should be just as diverse and versatile. You need to be able to adapt to whatever natural disaster you’ll be facing. Now, you might be thinking, “Well, that’s easier said than done.” And indeed, we can’t agree more. The art of prepping, with all the planning and all, can be quite complicated let alone prepping to fit all types of natural disasters. But the thing is, it really doesn’t have to be. Luckily, you only have to worry about the types of disasters that occur in the area...

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In times of a disaster or SHTF (worst-case-scenario), should you bug in or bug out? Would it be better to just stay in the comfort of your home or venture into the unknown and take your chances for a greener pasture?  This is one of the toughest questions everyone who wants to survive needs to make with conviction before it’s too late. And whichever you choose will be the deciding factor between being the survivor and being the unfortunate casualty.  Pretty serious, eh? Well, mind you, it is. And it better be if we want to give ourselves the best...

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Our approach to emergency preparedness is based on Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. In short, the Hierarchy of Needs is a theory that depicts the motivation behind human needs. Working from the bottom up in the diagram, our basic needs must be satisfied before we can move to psychological needs and self-fulfillment needs. This is how we prioritize our preparation. By starting at the base and moving up, we ensure that all of our basic needs are met so we don’t get ahead of ourselves. It’s great to have a top-secret off-the-grid bunker to retreat to, but if you don’t have food and water you might not even get there in the first place.

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Everything seems fine until it’s not. You don’t realize what you have until it’s gone. You’re going about your business one day and the next a global pandemic strikes and your world is turned upside down. However you want to phrase it, uncertainty abounds and 2020 has made that clearer than ever.

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