Off Grid Living
Romance vs Reality
Contributed by Dakota
Off grid living implies that it’s all about no power, but that is the smallest factor to those of us that live this lifestyle. It’s a choice to live simpler, live among nature, consume less, appreciate time, and have quality time. No more tread mill, making due and living within financial means, feeling as free as possible in this hectic world. Now if you have tons of money then off grid may simply mean you substituted solar for electric power and still have the modern world at your fingertips. The reality to off grid living is perseverance, ingenuity, tenacity, and self-motivation as well self-reliance. Continue reading Off Grid Living!
Homesteading and balancing all that weight!
Renee “The Homestead Honey Hour”
Chances are, if you homestead, you also engage in several of the following activities. Work off-farm, have a family, take care of livestock, keep a large garden, preserve and put up food, heat with wood, and home school, Maybe you also run a home business, involved with your community, prep for the future, and interests in your spare time. Continue reading Homesteading and balancing all that weight!
Caring for Chronic Illnesses Post-Disaster
Host: Cat Ellis “The Herbal Prepper Live”
Two weeks ago, in my first broadcast, I mentioned an article that cited a rather startling figure. Seventy-five percent of all health care costs are now due to chronic disease. Keeping this in mind, the Centers for Disease control has posted to its website that seven our of ten deaths are from chronic disease, and that one in every two Americans have a chronic disease.
Combine this further with the fact that the CDC also goes on to state that the four leading causes of chronic illness are behavior or lifestyle related. This is your wake-up call, America.
This is the unfortunate result of a sickcare system, instead of an actual healthcare system. In this sickcare system, we taken in nutritionless, processed, food-substitutes, don’t move enough, and rely upon pharmaceuticals to manage whatever our current level of illness may be. Continue reading Caring for Chronic Illnesses Post-Disaster