Survival Skills – Psychology of Staying Alive

Survival Skills - Psychology of Staying Alive

Survival isn’t all regarding information and skills; it’s also regarding having the correct mentality. Anyone who considers himself or herself a survivalist or prepper would probably have an idea as to however dangerous and stressful a survival scenario will become.

With that in mind, it’s vital to remain centered and remain calm. There’s no room for worry, doubt, or any of the counterproductive emotions that we all go through. Your main goal should be to come out of the situation safe and sound.

We really haven’t any idea who are facing SHTF situations at an exact place or time. It’s a fact that accidents and disasters will happen anywhere and anytime. We might not be able to predict or determine who will create it through these situations but if you’re involved and still keep a clear and focused mind, you increase your probability of surviving.

Here are some ways of staying focused and relaxed within the face of life-threatening things.

1. Assessment

Crisis survival requires everyone to be realistic in their outlook.The first factor to be done is to assess your actual scenario. This should be done pretty much without regard for no matter it’s that has caused the SHTF. To use an often quoted saying; “It is what it is”. No matter what you were doing when the SHTF, you have now been forced into a state of flux. An immediate and accurate important assessment of your situation will be the most effective tool you’ve got at your disposal to make sure survival. As you create observations you’ll begin to develop an image of your surroundings. Use this image to assist you establish the facts.

2. Will Power

A key ingredient in any survival scenario is the mental attitude of the individual involved. Having survival skills is important; having the will to survive is important. without a desire to survive, acquired skills serve very little purpose and invaluable data goes to waste.

3. Practice

Practicing your survival skills is an essential part of preparing for crises. If you wish the simplest chance of remaining calm in an emergency scenario, apply what you’d do if an emergency should occur. Run drills together with your family and enact different situations anytime. What would you do if you were trapped in the basement when a tornado? What would you are doing if there have been a flood rushing your way? However would you react if you were trapped in your home and a loved one was injured or ill? By practicing completely different drills, you’ll be better prepared should the situation occur.

4. Whatever you do, DON’T BREAK DOWN.

I know this might sound silly, but not having a mental breakdown is what kept my friends and i levelheaded in our experience. It’s necessary to remain calm and not let emotion get the best …

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