As we prepare, we inevitably become more confident about our ability to get through any disaster we might face. At times though, we can be a little over confident and underestimate what a real disaster would look like.
You may have heard people say (or said it yourself) that an SHTF event needs to happen because things are so out of control. On a big picture level this may be true, but on a personal level we can’t underestimate how that would affect our lives.
While preppers may have better odds at surviving any sort of catastrophe, that doesn’t mean it will be easy. Being prepared give us the basic necessities, but life will still be completely different and much harder.[Read more…]