Benefits to Prepping Even If TEOTWAWKI Doesn’t Come

 

TEOTWAWKI (or “The End Of The World As We Know It”), the day that all preppers have been spending their lives preparing for... What if that day never comes? Was all that money and time spent prepping a waste? Absolutely not! There are other things you can prepare for besides TEOTWAWKI.

Here is a list of reasons to prepare, even if the end of the world isn’t coming:

  • In the long run, prepping saves you money.
    Having a stockpile of goods in your home, prevents you from having to continually going to the store. Being frugal in any way saves up a lot of money that can be used in the future on you or your children.
     
  • Prepping can prevent waste.
    If you hate throwing away things that you think might be useful in the future, then you are already a prepper. If you are rummaging through things and you think it’s useful, save it!
     
  • Prepping can actually be a workout.
    It doesn’t sound like buying and storing food in bulk and preparing emergency kits would be a workout, but think about the manual labor that goes into prepping. Think about chopping wood, preparing a garden and hunting for food. You are more likely to stay in shape if you do these on a regular basis.
     
  • Prepping allows you to be ready for another economic depression.
    Sure, there probably won’t be another economic collapse that ends the world as we know it, but there could be an economic depression that could potentially do some serious damage to your financial situation.
     
  • Prepping allows you to be ready for natural disasters that can cause damage.
    Floods, tornadoes, earthquakes, and terrible snow storms can all hit us with minimal warning and leave a wake of debris in its way. The best thing you can do is just prepare for the absolute worst and hope for the best.
     
  • Prepping allows you to be ready because you never know when you might be in a survival situation.
    Survival situations don’t just happen to people that are out in the woods in the middle of nowhere, they can happen to anyone, at anytime, like your car breaks down in a snowstorm and it could be hours before someone comes to find you. You need to be prepared to keep you and your family safe, warm (or cool), and healthy.
     
  • Prepping allows you to be ready because you’ll eventually have to fund a minor financial emergency.
    Maybe your roof is leaking or maybe your refrigerator went out and those items are not cheap to replace. Start saving now, so you can have an emergency stockpile for when the day comes.
     
  • Prepping allows you to rarely, if ever, run out of supplies.
    Just think, you’ll never run out of toilet paper, soap, tissues, or hygiene products. Even if there is a storm that leaves you stranded inside for days, all your bases will be covered.
     
  • Prepping teaches you independence.
    If you prepare your financials and your home then you won't need to run to your friends and family for help when SHTF. When worst comes to worst, you'll be able to handle whatever is thrown your way.
     
  • Prepping teaches kids valuable lessons.
    It's easy at a young age to teach kids lessons that can take them far in life and prepping them can teach them how to protect themselves and others in case of an emergency.

 

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