Are you a closet prepper?
If your answer is yes, then read on. I will explain in this article why you should never have to fear being embarrassed or judged by telling a co-worker, family member, or friend that you’re a prepper. Survivalism and the tools for the trade is some cool stuff. Don’t get caught with Prepper stigma!
You see, I used to be a closet prepper. I always kept my prepping to myself. I found that I hardly ever brought it up to family or friends, except for the one or two friends that I knew who were into the same types of preparing that I was. But lately I’ve been opening up more to people that I know. Actually, it’s been kind of liberating and not as big of a deal as I made it out to be regarding telling others that I want to prepare for unforeseen times or situations.
People that I would have never told about my prepping before have actually become quite open and receptive in our conversations. In fact, some of the people I’ve been more open with about my prepping mindset have even started doing a little prepping themselves. That’s pretty great!
We all hope that nothing catastrophic will happen in our lifetime. But we must also realize that we are just a small blip on a timespan of major events that have happened over the past centuries. And, more major events are sure to occur within our or our kid’s lifetime. The simple fact is that we all need to be ready.
There is nothing more heartbreaking than thinking about you or your family not being prepared for the worst — whether it’s marshall law, a catastrophic natural occurrence, EMP (electromagnetic pulse), solar flare that could put us back to the 19th century, or another type of disaster. Many lives will be lost. Not having some preparations made means you will not have anything of value for trading with others looking to stay alive.
Do you think that shiny iPhone or fancy sport car will be worth anything if there was a major disaster caused by an EMP or natural disaster? Believe me, they won’t!
We are in the 21st century and you can no longer get around the fact that you need batteries for every day life. There are a lot of different battery brands out there, so which ones should you be stockpiling in case the power grid went down? Or, what about if there was an economic collapse and all the store’s shelves were empty? Batteries will not last forever. But they will last for a while and give you some of those small luxuries such as light, radio power, and more.