Without question, survival prepping is in these days. Whether it’s television shows, books, movies or magazines, you will find some aspect of survival that has many people hooked and clamoring for more. “Regular” people can be found wearing paracord survival bracelets and now, more than ever, people are stocking up on supplies and other survival goods if and when the world succumbs to chaos created from natural or manmade events.

However, what is relayed to the consumer on these media outlets does not necessarily reflect what true survival entails. Unfortunately, this can lead to a false sense of security for these people if they happen to fall into a real-life survival situation and can only rely on information put forth to primarily entertain the masses. However, this can be corrected.

The key is to unlearn some basic survival rules that may not be as accurate as some may think. Then, if disaster does strike, you will be armed with the correct information to give yourself a fighting chance to not only endure your situation, but to come out of it stronger and more confident than ever. Read on to stay informed and stay on the cutting edge.Without question, survival prepping is in these days. Whether it’s television shows, books, movies or magazines, you will find some aspect of survival that has many people hooked and clamoring for more. “Regular” people can be found wearing paracord survival bracelets and now, more than ever, people are stocking up on supplies and other survival goods if and when the world succumbs to chaos created from natural or manmade events. 

However, what is relayed to the consumer on these media outlets does not necessarily reflect what true survival entails. Unfortunately, this can lead to a false sense of security for these people if they happen to fall into a real-life survival situation and can only rely on information put forth to primarily entertain the masses. However, this can be corrected.

The key is to unlearn some basic survival rules that may not be as accurate as some may think. Then, if disaster does strike, you will be armed with the correct information to give yourself a fighting chance to not only endure your situation, but to come out of it stronger and more confident than ever. Read on to stay informed and stay on the cutting edge.

Without question, survival prepping is in these days. Whether it’s television shows, books, movies or magazines, you will find some aspect of survival that has many people hooked and clamoring for more. “Regular” people can be found wearing paracord survival bracelets and now, more than ever, people are stocking up on supplies and other survival goods if and when the world succumbs to chaos created from natural or manmade events.

However, what is relayed to the consumer on these media outlets does not necessarily reflect what true survival entails. Unfortunately, this can lead to a false sense of security for these people if they happen to fall into a real-life survival situation and can only rely on information put forth to primarily entertain the masses. However, this can be corrected.

The key is to unlearn some basic survival rules that may not be as accurate as some may think. Then, if disaster does strike, you will be armed with the correct information to give yourself a fighting chance to not only endure your situation, but to come out of it stronger and more confident than ever. Read on to stay informed and stay on the cutting edge.

This article was originally published in the SURVIVOR’S EDGE™ Spring 2016 issue. Subscription is available in print and digital editions here.

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  • PoBD

    Good article!