2012 Survival Guide

There are people who believe that the Earth will soon be subject to immense disaster due to the upheavals in the sun’s magnetic fields. These fluctuations in the magnetic fields are suppose to generate enormous solar flares that will affect the polarity of the entire planet Earth. When the polarity of the world changes many natural disasters are believed to arise. These natural disasters include massive earthquakes, colossal tsunamis and intense volcanic activity. Some even believe that the Earth’s crust will shift to such a drastic degree that many continents will be swept thousands of miles away from their present positions. So the question is – how does one survive 2012? Here is a basic 2012 Survival Guide list of …

The Pros and Cons of Buying and Selling Antiques for Additional Income

For quite a few people, the idea of buying a few antiques and trying to sell them online is an attractive one. That may be driven in some cases by a genuine interest in the subject and a desire to pursue a business in that domain but in others it will be more of an attempt to generate at least some additional income to help survival. It looks easy At face value, this is a very attractive option. All you need to do, so the mythology goes, is pop along to your local Bric-a-Brac, second-hand shop or public auction and buy some old items for a relatively small amount of money. You then sell them for a vast profit to …

"Just-In-Case" Info and Reminders for Winter Survival

We have heard a lot of stories about snow mishaps during winter. We have heard and read about winter survival. We feel and think like we’ve mastered the dangers in this weather, but accidents are accidents, no matter how careful we may be are inevitable. Unless we are in this situation we really would not know how prepared we actually are. But winter can be fun too. Winter hiking is a popular activity during this weather. So the best thing to do is continuously understand and be aware of all possible situations in a snow mishap. Here are trinkets of facts that are as important as the winter survival kit that you have packed on any winter trip: Hypothermia – …

How Do Successful Leaders Spell Survival

Did you know that the same skills used in Survival Situations are the same skills needed for effective Leadership? The U.S. military uses the word SURVIVAL as a mnemonic device to help its troops and leaders remember right actions under fire. Visionary Leadership: *S: Size up the Situation*. Survivalists know that they need to survey their environment before taking action. Today’s Successful Leaders need to do the same. Unfortunately I have seen too many newly promoted managers, so anxious to prove their worth , begin immediately making changes before a careful business/organizational analysis. The result: A disruption of customers and employees and often negative consequences to the organization. Always conduct Intel, before offering opinion or direction. *U: *Undue Haste Makes …

Slippery Elm – Your Pet’s Best Holistic Friend

Slippery Elm (Ulmus fulva) is an exception to the fears and cautions surrounding the use of herbs in animals. It is very safe and non-toxic. The part of the tree used is the inner bark, which is soft and stringy. Simplest to use is the powdered form, which can be purchased in bulk, or pre-packed in capsules, at most health food stores. It is readily available over the Internet from herb suppliers. Herbalists attribute many wonderful healing properties to Slippery Elm: demulcent (soothing, mucilage-forming), emollient (soothing and protective for skin), nutritive (providing specific food nutrients), tonic (promoting healthy function of one or more body systems), and astringent (constricting, binding or drying effect). It can be used both internally and externally. …

Wild – Watch This Show on Dish Network

Bear Grylls is a die hard adventure fan whose real name is Edward Michael Grylls and is highly professional in black belt in Shotokan Karate holding a black belt in this sport. This die hard lover has been involved in numerous of satellite TV adventurous sports activates. Bear Grylls has scaled the highest peak of the earth, Mount Everest. He also served in British Army in Special Forces and became the youngest Englishman to return back alive after scaling Mount Ama Dablan and Mount Everest. Bear Grylls has also faced the intense heat of the Moab Desert of Utah. He also survived from a free fall parachuting event which literally broke his backbone. Bear Grylls also survived robust climatic conditions …

Your Greatest Outdoor Survival Tool – Mental Toughness

Any outdoor enthusiast should carry a first aid and survival kit. Mental toughness is probably the most important survival mechanism of all. Whether you like to hike, boat, cycle or explore nature away from the crowds is important to keep safety in mind. Perhaps the most important tool for survival is not carried with you as here at all, but it Is your mental attitude in preparation having thought through emergencies before hand and being prepared. Here are some tips and ideas that may help you enjoy the outdoors even more in comfort and safety no matter what happens. 1. Do what it takes. The conventions of etiquette, propriety and high cuisine may have to take a backseat when survival …

The Healing Path of the Wounded Healer

In home environments where chaos is the norm, wounded healers are the psychic gatekeepers of the family. They are intuitive or very sensitive to things beyond the range of normal perception either as a result of being born this way or as an acquired survival skill. Often considered by others to be different, scapegoats or the black sheep of the family, they are the intuitive conduits that keep a dysfunctional family together in an unconscious effort to meet their own survival needs. Their family of origin is the primary place where wounded healers learn how to communicate and trust other people and the first environment that teaches how safe the world is. Wounded healers raised in functional households may have …

What Should Be In A Car Emergency Kit?

Why should you have a car emergency kit? A car emergency kit should be in every driver’s vehicle yet it’s one of the most overlooked types of roadside emergency equipment. If you live in or travel through areas of remote wilderness, or places that regularly experience severe weather, such as snowstorms and thunderstorms, then you’re at risk. Your car emergency kit should have the necessary tools for first aid, food, and water. A car emergency kit can be used when you’re stuck in your vehicle waiting for help to arrive or when you’re forced to leave your car and survive. You should have enough survival gear to last at least 72 hours and have access to a shovel or ax …

Costa Blanca Villages – Formentera del Segura and Its Neighbours

Formentera del Segura – Originally a Moorish village, Formentera del Segura was conquered by the Christian king Jaime I (‘The Conquistador’) in 1242, the village changed hands a number of times over the prevailing centuries until 1730 when it came under control of Nicolas Pérez de Sarrio (The Lord of Formentera), who gave the village its current name. Largely destroyed by the great earthquake of 1829, Formentera del Segura was re-built by 1840 culminating in the building of the parish church. Relying mostly on agriculture and citrus farming for its survival Formentera del Segura benefits from an irrigation system put into place by the Moors centuries ago. One of its most popular fiestas is ‘The Day of the Bicycle’ featuring …