Defensive Mindset

Defensive Mindset
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Defensive mindset is the key to preparedness, all the gear and training in the world won’t help you if YOU won’t help you.

In my experience, there are three basic kinds of people.  Wolves (a.k.a. the bad guys) are the first kind.  They are the human predators, the ones that prey on the weak.  The Sheeple (sheep + people) are individuals that believe it is society’s duty to protect them.  These people blindly submit, even if it means death because they cannot bring themselves to use force.
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Preparedness Priorities

Preparedness Priorities
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Personal preparedness means different things depending on who you are and what your situation is.

To an inhabitant of the Florida Keys, preparedness means having items to outlast a hurricane.

To a city dweller, preparedness might be having a can of mace in her purse. To a survivalist, preparedness might mean having a semi trailer loaded with M14 rifles buried in the back yard. Depending on the situation, any of these definitions might be appropriate.
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PRN Episode #26 Critical Incident Stress Management




PRN Episode #26 Critical Incident Stress Management
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Preparedness is about making small sacrifices in normal times so that you do not have to make huge sacrifices in times of scarcity (at least in this host’s mind) – its not just about buying beans, bullets, and bandages – it’s also about learning, training, and building capability.

David has spent a lot of time taking skills and concepts learned in his professional field of emergency management and relating it to his family’s personal preparedness. Continue reading “PRN Episode #26 Critical Incident Stress Management”