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A Review of the Book “Build the Perfect Bug Out Bag”

A while back, I received a copy of the book “Build the Perfect Bug Out Bag” by Creek Stewart.  Creek is the owner of Willow Haven Outdoor a wilderness an urban survival training school located in Anderson Indiana.

This is over a 200-page book devoted to the subject of building and using a bug out bag.  Now over the years I have seen many good publications on this subject, but this is the best one.  It is broken down into 19 chapters that cover everything from choosing your pack to bugging out with pets.

One of the things that I liked about this book is that he writes about how to handle young children and older people. …

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More on The Psychology of Survival

The Psychology of Survival is something that you start work on now.  There are many questions that you can make your mind up on now.  For instance, will you eat a rat?  A lot of people think when I am hungry I will be probably be able too.  If they can’t answer an unequivocal yes, you have not made up your mind.

When I first went of the fire department many years ago they made us jump into life nets and climb into situations that we would probably never face again.  The same thing occurred in the military when we ran the confidence courses.  …

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