This is the second part in a series about Risk Management. Find Part 1 Here. What are the odds that a selected emergency will occur? The next step in the Preppermill Risk Management process is to assess the likelihood of each of these bad things happening. For me, I limited it to the next 5 years, because that's very actionable. My logic is this: Once I've prepared … [Read more...] about Risk Management Part 2: What Are the Odds
Preppermill is Prepping Un-Fringed.
Prepping isn't crazy. Prepping is a normal, rational response to quite a few threats we face in the modern world. In a normal year, we face a normal amount of natural and man-made disasters.
Recently, the normal volume of disasters has been compounded by climate change, a global pandemic, and corresponding supply chain problems.
An unfringed prepper is someone who takes some basic steps to prepare their family for emergencies. Being prepared doesn't have to mean a complete lifestyle change - you don't need to build a bunker. You don't need to move to a compound. You don't need to change your lifestyle very much at all.
There are a few, simple, and basic steps that anyone can take to be better prepared. These basic steps are recommended by government agencies, because they're simple and impactful. Preppermill's unfringed prepping is aligned to these common-sense recommendation.
Prepping isn't fringe. Prepping is for normal people. There is such a thing as mainstream prepping. Preppermill is the place for unfringed preppers.
There is no such thing as a risk-free life. We all face risks. Some of them are universal in that they impact all people. Others may be more specific to our circumstances. But we all deal with risks (some better than others) and we all have tools and skills to address risks (again, some better than others). How you evaluate risk as a prepper will really determine if you're … [Read more...] about Managing Risk Part 1 – Managing Risk as a Prepper
China is encouraging citizens to prepare for food disruptions over the winter. … [Read more...] about Preppers Aren’t Crazy – Volume 2
In this opinion piece for CNN, Arianna Lapenne discovers that preppers aren't crazy. … [Read more...] about Preppers Aren’t Crazy Volume 1
We all know that people aren't perfect. You may not realize how those imperfect people (and the organizations they work in) are a good argument for being a prepper! People aren't perfect. Prepare accordingly. The systems we depend on for survival and comfort are pretty reliable: If you get cold, you turn up the thermostat and magic heat blows out of the vent.You flip the … [Read more...] about People Aren’t Perfect. Prepare Accordingly.