The basics of prepping are simple. Food, water, shelter, security, sanitation, and first aid, but it shouldn’t stop there. Taking prepping to the next level means going beyond the basics and becoming more proficient in each or all the areas of preparedness.
I’m not trying to disparage anyone who only prepares on a small scale, because everything helps. But to me, preparing for natural disaster or personal doomsdays is not “prepping”, to me it’s just common sense. Preppers don’t stop when the pantry is full, because that’s just the beginning.
Prepping is a never-ending process and a lifestyle choice. We see the larger problems in the world and choose to plan for the worst-case scenarios. This doesn’t mean we need a years’ worth of food storage, 10,000 rounds of ammo, and a combat ready prepper group to be considered a prepper, but we should be constantly working on furthering our preparedness knowledge.[Read more…]