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Survival isn’t Good Enough


Survival training is both tough and challenging. I’ve done plenty of it and I’m glad I did. It provides you with a toolbox of tactics that you can use to get through a disaster.

However, one thing I did learn by going through this training: survival is not something you want to do over the long term.

It’s not a way to live your life.


Instead, it’s something that you should only put into use (for real) when you are absolutely required to and as for short a time period as possible (unless you like living like a hermit).

This means that it is absolutely not a way to deal with the slow moving, but inexorable, economic/financial/climate failures we face today.

Those failures are going to play out over decades.

To deal with these long-term failures, it’s important to adopt a strategy that provides you with a lifestyle worth living. A strategy that reduces the need for any use of survivalism the longer you follow it.

Resilience is that strategy.

Simply, the more resilient your home or community is, the less survivalism is needed.

Not only that, resilience is the path to a better, more prosperous life.

So, get out of your comfort zone!


My job is to help you bridge the gap.

Sincerely Yours,



JR Small


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