Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Riverwalker’s Top Ten Survival Tips

While it is virtually impossible to be prepared for everything that could happen, there are a few simple and basic things that can be done to help you be better prepared. When combined with a little common sense, you will be able to deal with a crisis or a disaster in a more effective manner.

Riverwalker's Top Ten Survival Tips

1. Don’t Panic - Remain calm and don't make an already bad situation worse.

2. Maintain a Positive Attitude - Positive thinking will create positive results.

3. Establish Priorities - Realize that certain things will require your immediate attention.

4. Stay Organized - Maintain an efficient plan to conserve your energy and your resources.

5. Stay Informed - You don’t need any last minute surprises during a crisis or a disaster.

6. Keep Others Informed - This will help limit others anxiety about the situation.

7. Be Aware of Your Surroundings - Things can and do change rapidly in a crisis.

8. Know Your Limits - You may require assistance to achieve your goals for survival.

9. Conserve Your Resources - It might be a while before more resources can be obtained.

10. Failure Is Not An Option - If you give up, you lose.

Staying above the water line!



hippie_mama said...

Good advice, not only for survival situations, but daily life.

Anonymous said...

1A Practice using all your equipment and techniques before you need them. For hikers and campers this should be easy or even already accomplished. The worst time to learn how to use a magnesium match is in the woods at night in a storm.

riverwalker said...

To: hippie_mama

The only survival tool you need to use these tips is your brain.



riverwalker said...

To: anonymous 3:03

Practice is always a good thing!



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