Today in the show I talked about some prepper myths and misconceptions we hare all the time. Because of prepper fiction books and our need to look at every possible angle we can fall prey to some of these myths.

There are not a whole lot of show notes this week because these websites already put them together for me. Here are those links…


The Preparedness Pro: Preparedness Mythbusters What? You mean Wikipedia and Snopes and the ramblings on Facebook could be wrong? *ahem* When times get tough it’s no time to discover that you may have put stock in some nonsensical homespun tale. Preparedness Pro understands that acting upon correct information is just as important as preparedness efforts. [Read the full article…]

Off Grid Survival: The Biggest Lies & Myths About Preppers. [Read the full article…]

The Survival Blog: Warning: Do You Recognize these Five Common Piles of Prepper BS. [Read the full article…]

Urban Survival Site: You’ve probably heard the myth about Twinkies having preservative properties that make them last for decades. No one knows for sure where this legend began, but it probably has to do with the fact that even old Twinkies seem fresh and spongy. In reality, Twinkies have a shelf life of about one month.

Another reason myths like this abound is because of Hollywood. Many survival myths either begin with or are perpetuated by unrealistic movies. They make for great entertainment, but they also give people bad ideas. Here are some other common survival myths. [Read the full article…]

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If you are just beginning your preparedness journey you will find this video very helpful. Along with this video we will be sending you some email’s over the next few weeks that will give you some tips and resources to make life a little easier. Click here to watch the video.

The Preparedness Myth…

The preparedness Myth video series will also help even if you have been doing this for a while. It will give you tips about saving money, organization as well as a few bonuses along the way. Click here to watch the video.

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Survival and being prepared should not only be a passion, it should be a lifestyle. The definition of a prepper is "An individual or group that prepares or makes preparations in advance of, or prior to, any change in normal circumstances, without substantial resources from outside sources" Like the Government, police etc. I don't believe that the end of the world will be the "end of the world" I believe it will be the end of the world as we know it now. You can also find me on Google Plus and Twitter

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