Living a prepper lifestyle is not only good for preparing for the future, but it’s a great way to live a less stressful life.
Many people get tired of the rat race and long for something more calming.
A few give up their suburban lives and head to remote locations.
That’s not what being a prepper is all about.
Being a prepper is not about pulling yourself away from society and living like a hermit.
It’s simply living a life that doesn’t rely on others to see you through a short-term or long-term disaster.
While being a prepper is a great way to live, it’s really not for everyone.
How to Tell If You're Up for It
So how can you tell who’s a good fit and who will absolutely hate living the life of a prepper?
First, living the prepper lifestyle takes a complete commitment.
This life is not for you if you think you want to dabble in it and see how it goes.
You’re either into it, or you’re not.
If you’re ready to give up the way you’ve been living until now, and you’re ready to break free of the capitalistic mentality taught by society, then the lifestyle is for you.
If you know that you’re ready to walk away from being dependent on others for your needs, then this is for you.
You have to believe that what you’re gaining is a better life for yourself and your family.
If you know that you’re ready to get organized and are committed to building your short-term and long-term inventory of goods and supplies, then the prepper lifestyle is something you’d find to be a good fit.
Living the Self-Sufficient Way
Being ready to become totally self-sufficient is a good clue that you’re ready for a life change.
If you’re ready to learn about self-protection and first aid and how to take care of yourself and your family through anything, then you’re ready.
Being a prepper is not about living to the extreme the way the wacky survivalists you see portrayed on television live.
It means you accept that there are things outside your control that could impact your life greatly.
Things as disasters, government collapse, etc. – and you want to be ready for whatever comes.
That’s when you know you’re ready for the prepper lifestyle.
But not everyone who thinks they are actually is ready.
If you’re in a relationship and your partner is dead-set against it, hates it, wants no part of it, you’re not ready if you don’t want to risk ruining the relationship.