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5 Critical Elements of Modern Survival

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HolisticSurvival.comFor those new to the game of thinking in terms of modern survival, the process of becoming “ready” can be overwhelming. Food storage, weapons, water source – the list goes on. How can a newbie hope to ever figure out what’s most important and what he should do first? Our first suggestion is not to run out and immediately spend a lot of money on items you may or may nor need immediately. We suggest to take care of the following five critical elements to modern survival while you research a further plan of attack.

1. Job – The unfortunate truth is that it takes money to pay for day-to-day expenses incurred by either a single individual or a family. If you have a passive source of income that doesn’t require you to join the rat race, congratulations. The rest of us must consider the first order of business finding and maintaining a regular source of income.

2. Shelter – Being homeless in Key West might be cool but, in reality, you need a home base, a roof over your head, and a place to call home. It not only offers a home base from which to build a protective perimeter, but the value of a good night’s sleep out of the element’s should not be underestimated.

3. Water – Even before food, a source of clean water is of primary importance. Humans can live for weeks without food but only days without water. Urban dwellers sometimes overlook a great source of water that can be boiled for drinking: your waterbed!

4. Food – It might be nothing more than a closet full of military rations (MRE’s), but you need a source of food in the event of a major catastrophe. Food is energy and energy is the will to survive and think with a clear head.

5. Security – Take whatever measures necessary to insure the security of your person and home. Consider learning the basics of personal self defense, procuring a pistol and rifle, and installing a security system. and don’t forget the ammunition. Without it, a pistol is nothing but a very lame club, and a rifle not much better.

The Holistic Survival Team


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