Category: Preparedness

When someone mentions preparedness, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Is it prepping, the end of the world, the apocalypse…or, does it simply mean being in a state of readiness for whatever life throws at you? We believe preparedness is having the knowledge, skills, ability, and gear to handle life in a way that builds confidence and peace of mind. This isn’t about doom and gloom, it’s about getting out and living life to the fullest.

EDC kit for travel

Flying: Plan for your travel EDC Kit

The first of our two-part series on traveling domestically via air, we take a look at why it’s important to plan ahead for the unexpected. The goal of everyday carry is to be prepared, aware and intentional. Let’s look at how to apply your mental EDC by planning ahead of time for the restrictive environment of airplane travel.

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EDC organizer with gear

The three tiers of everyday carry (EDC)

What is EDC? It just means everyday carry, right? Well, we wanted to add some more definition around what everyday carry is. By separating your EDC into three tiers (Primary, Secondary and Extended) we can start to be much more intentional about what we carry, why we carry it and when we should carry it.

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fire starters

How to pick the best fire starter

It’s always a good idea to have at least two ways to start a fire with you at all times. Whether your electricity goes out or you’re outdoors and the weather changes, you get injured or even lost, fire can be the difference between survival or not.

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cell phone, sypderco knife, pen, and notebook.

The lost art of memorizing phone numbers

Quick. Can you remember your home phone number you had when you were 10 years old? If you were born before 1990, chances are you can still recite that old number. Now . . . Out of the five people you love the most (spouse, children, parents, good friends), do you know their phone number? Let’s talk about the lost art of remembering phone numbers and some ways you can be more intentional about memorization.

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Best Glide Survival Tin Fishing Kit

Best Glide Survival Tin Fishing Kit – Review and Test

Many times gear you carry is for a just-in-case scenario. Whether it be for emergency shelter, fire, water, or food, it’s important to not just have the gear you might need, but also know how to use it. Let’s take a look at a compact survival kit from Best Glide and test out how effective the included fishing kit is.

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