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survival priorities

By Ken Jorgustin – Modern Survival Blog

A few thoughts about prioritizing one’s priorities in a survival situation.

Whether you are planning for, or actually encountering an emergency or disaster, consider this list of priorities.

 

THE RIGHT ATTITUDE FOR SURVIVAL

Attitude.

Improvise, Adapt, and Overcome

Beginning with, and maintaining an attitude that includes positivism, adaptability, and clear thinking. One’s immediate assessment, decisions and subsequent actions are foremost.

The opposite would include panic, undue pessimism, brain freeze.

The following list is a good framework and basic approach to have in the back of your mind when it comes to survival situations:

Continue reading at Modern Survival Blog: Survival Priorities During An Emergency

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Survival Priorities

By Ken Jorgustin – Modern Survival Blog

Here are a few thoughts about prioritizing one’s priorities in a survival type situation.

Whether you are planning for, or actually encountering an emergency or disaster, consider this list of general areas to focus on first.


 
It’s all opinion, and I welcome yours and your insight…

 

LEVEL-1

Attitude. Before all else, I believe that the right attitude is necessary to survive, especially to survive while also making better decisions. This means a positive attitude of adaptability.

LEVEL-2

Continue reading at Modern Survival Blog: Levels Of Survival Priorities

the-rule-of-threes

By Ken Jorgustin

When it comes to survival priorities, and at it’s most basic level, the principle of the rule-of-threes could be the difference between life and death with regards to one’s decision making and adaptability under dire circumstances (e.g. lost in the wilderness).


 
Perhaps the most important concept to understand when prioritizing your survival needs in an emergency survival situation, is the following Rule of Threes:

 
You can survive for,

3 HOURS WITHOUT BODY CORE TEMPERATURE

You can survive for three hours without maintaining your core body temperature (getting too cold or too hot). When analyzing deaths of persons lost in the wilderness, most lose their life due to hypothermia or hyperthermia (freezing or overheating).

 

3 DAYS WITHOUT WATER

You can survive for three days without water. You must stay hydrated. The second leading cause of lost persons death in the wilderness is dehydration.

 

3 WEEKS WITHOUT FOOD

You can survive for three weeks without food. Although you may technically survive for weeks without food, without enough calories you will become increasingly unable to help yourself out of the situation.

 
While the times themselves are not exact, they are…Continue Reading at Modern Survival Blog: The Rule Of Threes