One recurring theme at Smart Suburban Survival is the importance of personal responsibility and taking greater ownership of your life. There will be times when you will be your own first responder or otherwise be caught up in an unpredictable situation. Relying on others during an emergency, especially on incompetent and corrupt governments, is outsourcing your safety and placing your life at risk.

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Exercise has many benefits to your overall well-being, but according to this article it can also protect your brain against depression.This is particularly important in preparation fitness because both your body and mind have to be ready to endure a lot of stress during an emergency. Having the mental strength to overcome adversity, coupled with a will to survive is a critical tool to have. Being fit makes this more achievable and increases your likelihood of survival during stressful times. So take fitness seriously, your brain needs you to be fit!

Electronic devices like computers, monitors, routers, and modems need a supply of electrons (aka “electricity”) to operate. Power outages, brown-outs, spikes, surges, and the like can take place anytime but are most likely during a disaster. So having a battery backup like an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) makes a lot of sense.

APC Back UPS Pro 1300

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