Since the outbreak of COVID-19, interest in preparedness has spiked considerably. People everywhere are foreseeing challenging times ahead and becoming more conscious about the importance of resiliency and self-sufficiency.
The pandemic crisis has brought a lot of economic and financial hardship to many of the population. Lots of folks made preparedness-related New Year’s resolutions. As the number of preppers surges, so does the urgency to prepare without spending a fortune to do so. I figured this is the perfect time to talk about options to prep for free or very little.
Before survivalism was commercialized, prepping was more about improvisation
For many old-school preppers and real-life survivalists, it remains more about creativity and spontaneity than consumption. Some would argue prepping that is practiced nowadays is a lifestyle from decades past. In my experience with the homeless, it still is for those who live with very little or at society’s borders.
There is nothing wrong with buying and consuming. But there is a lot that we can do for free, or almost free. And in reality, that’s how things run when SHTF. During difficult times the availability of resources, material supplies, and economic hardships dictate how a person will prep and survive. Daisy has an entire book on this, and Selco often touches the subject in his articles and publications.
So, let’s dive right in. How can we prep for FREE (or almost free)?
Fitness and Health
Fitness and health are first on the list because I rank getting and staying in shape at the top of the prepping and survivalism list. Good fitness and robust health are assets. What good are endless supplies if we aren’t healthy or strong enough to survive?
Note: it is possible to survive a disaster or SHTF having disabilities. Many of us have
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