Practical Prepping Podcast

Episone #66, "Having A Positive Mental Attitude and Survival Mindset, And Dealing With Stress"

June 21, 2021 Mark & Krista Lawley Episode 66
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Episone #66, "Having A Positive Mental Attitude and Survival Mindset, And Dealing With Stress"
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Episone #66, "Having A Positive Mental Attitude and Survival Mindset, And Dealing With Stress"
Jun 21, 2021 Episode 66
Mark & Krista Lawley

Practical Prepping Podcast Episode # 66

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In this episode we discuss: "Having A Positive Mental Attitude and Survival Mindset, And Dealing With Stress"

"Having A Positive Attitude And A Survival Mindset"

"A positive mental attitude will not let you do anything, but it will let you do everything better than a negative attitude will". - Zig Ziglar

" Whatever the mind can conceive, and believe, the mind can achieve" - Napolean Hill

"We become what we think about" - Earl Nightingale

We all know people who are so negative that we often hate to see them coming. We also know people who are so positive, to quote Ziglar again, they "would go after Moby Dick and take the tarter sauce with them."

 In such a time when we need to use our preps or put our emergency plans into action, the stresses mount up. Stress can impede our performance in areas of memory, decision making, and multitasking, as well as increase fatigue.

Two basic types of stress: chronic stress and acute stress.

Chronic Stress
Remove the stress, if possible
Take some deep breaths
Take a break
Break things down in to smaller tasks
Count to 10 before speaking or responding
Take a break from news & social media
Develop Regular routines
Prepping relieves stress & worry
Make a plan and work your plan

Acute stress
Train to handle acute stress
Visualize Scenerios
The mind doesn't know the difference between visualization and the actual doing of a thing.
A Survival mindset says, "I am ready, I will prevail"
A survival mindset is the prepper mindset. We decide ahead of time that we will survive most any situation and that we will do what it takes to protect our family.

Decide ahead of time what you will do.
Acknowledge there will be stress
Plan for the stress
Plan a course of action

What are you willing to do to save your family or to save your own life?
Are you willing to turn others away when there is little food?
Are you willing to take another's life?

We decide ahead of time that we wont let the situation drag us down. 
We prepare. We train. 
We visualize scenarios so that when we get there we are prepared because in our minds, we have already been there.

Find ways to relieve your stress

Have some fun

Please consider supporting the podcast by buying us a cup of coffe. You can do that by going to www.buymeacoffee.com/practicalprep

We invite you to drop us an email at [email protected]

Visit our website at www.practicalprepping.info

Join us on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays for more episodes of Practical Prepping Podcast.

Show Notes

Practical Prepping Podcast Episode # 66

Please share this episode with friends. Here is the direct link: https://practicalpreppingpodcast.buzzsprout.com

In this episode we discuss: "Having A Positive Mental Attitude and Survival Mindset, And Dealing With Stress"

"Having A Positive Attitude And A Survival Mindset"

"A positive mental attitude will not let you do anything, but it will let you do everything better than a negative attitude will". - Zig Ziglar

" Whatever the mind can conceive, and believe, the mind can achieve" - Napolean Hill

"We become what we think about" - Earl Nightingale

We all know people who are so negative that we often hate to see them coming. We also know people who are so positive, to quote Ziglar again, they "would go after Moby Dick and take the tarter sauce with them."

 In such a time when we need to use our preps or put our emergency plans into action, the stresses mount up. Stress can impede our performance in areas of memory, decision making, and multitasking, as well as increase fatigue.

Two basic types of stress: chronic stress and acute stress.

Chronic Stress
Remove the stress, if possible
Take some deep breaths
Take a break
Break things down in to smaller tasks
Count to 10 before speaking or responding
Take a break from news & social media
Develop Regular routines
Prepping relieves stress & worry
Make a plan and work your plan

Acute stress
Train to handle acute stress
Visualize Scenerios
The mind doesn't know the difference between visualization and the actual doing of a thing.
A Survival mindset says, "I am ready, I will prevail"
A survival mindset is the prepper mindset. We decide ahead of time that we will survive most any situation and that we will do what it takes to protect our family.

Decide ahead of time what you will do.
Acknowledge there will be stress
Plan for the stress
Plan a course of action

What are you willing to do to save your family or to save your own life?
Are you willing to turn others away when there is little food?
Are you willing to take another's life?

We decide ahead of time that we wont let the situation drag us down. 
We prepare. We train. 
We visualize scenarios so that when we get there we are prepared because in our minds, we have already been there.

Find ways to relieve your stress

Have some fun

Please consider supporting the podcast by buying us a cup of coffe. You can do that by going to www.buymeacoffee.com/practicalprep

We invite you to drop us an email at [email protected]

Visit our website at www.practicalprepping.info

Join us on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays for more episodes of Practical Prepping Podcast.