Ever been called crazy for having a preparedness mindset? Ever questioned yourself if that drive to store up a few more cans of food might be just a little too much? A friend of mine, who is a trauma counselor, decided to start writing a bit about the psychology of preparedness.
After hearing him talk a bit about generalized difficulties he sees on a daily basis, our discussions went into what you will start to see in his posts. To be mentally stable, you must have some security, some anchor in your life. He starts here by establishing some of the basic needs we have for mental stability. I’d recommend giving it a read, then keep your eyes open for the rest of the series, should prove very useful in helping yourself understand your basic reasons for preparedness, and why maybe others you know might not feel the same.
With an economy just starting a free-fall, rights being repealed left and right, job losses, and more, you need to make sure that you are prepared both physically, as well as mentally for what may come.