Doomsday today, tomorrow, or not in your lifetime … regardless, everyone should at least be aware that certain skills are essential for basic survival.
This short post lists ten (or is it eleven) essential survival skills you should start to hone including first aid, shelter, and something to do with insects (toward the end of the post).
And, as always, Learn, Practice, and Share.
Almost each year, there are rumors about the end of the world and prognosis on when it is going to happen. Repeatedly again, these rumors fail and everyone forgets about it until next time.
Nevertheless, it is important to be prepared for anything in general and doomsday to come in particular. To be prepared means to obtain certain knowledge upon this matter, knowledge and skills.
It is similar to being able to give the first aid and have a medicine box with you. Speaking of the TV-series, it might be useful to watch some to get oneself ready and see for oneself what might be in use under circumstances like those.
In addition, you will be able to offer your medical help in exchange for food or else. To give the first aid is one of the essential skills you will need to survive yourself and to help others.
Among the rest, to be able to start a fire, to know at least a few ways how to do that, to build a shelter, to hunt, to get clean drinkable water, to gather food, speaking of which it is important to know which mushrooms and berries are edible, for instance.
Along with hunting, one should know how to create traps and how to cook right to avoid diseases and bacteria ….
Source: You can read the rest of the Melisa Marzett post on The Doomsday Moose, including the part about bugs.