Mind4Survival

Brian Duff from the Mind4Survival blog brings you an exceptional collection of experienced experts who offer practical advice for living a safe, secure and prepared life. You’ll learn a variety of proven and thought-provoking strategies to improve your Mind4Survival. If you’re a prepper, interested in prepping, or just someone concerned with improving your ability to deal with life’s challenging events, please be sure to subscribe to the podcast and visit our website, www.mind4survival.com for the latest show notes, blog updates and more. Please stay safe, secure and prepared. Never forget, you’re just one prep away from being better prepared.

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Brian Duff

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Weekly

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Latest Episodes

  • Episode 84: Personal Risk Assessment with Ed Clark
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    Personal Risk Assessment | Hey there! This episode is going to focus on how to develop and manage your risk profile. In this Episode on…
  • Episode 83: RV Living Tips (Pt.2)
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    RV Living Tips | Thank you for coming back for part two of the RV Prepper episode with David Helm talking about living in an…
  • Episode 82: Living in an RV Trailer (Pt. 1)
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    Living in an RV Trailer | Have you ever considered living in an RV trailer as a way to enjoy life more and as a…
  • Episode 81: Safe Online Shopping Tips
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    How are you when it comes to safe online shopping tips? What will you feel when you buy something on the internet, only to find…
  • Episode 80: Daily Water Consumption
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    Today’s question about daily water consumption comes to us from Jason in VA.  Jason writes: Hi Brian, I listened to the Water Storage podcast yesterday.…
  • Episode 79: 10 Inconvenient Truths About Disaster Mindset
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    Have you truly and honestly ever thought about your mindset and the truths about disaster mindset when it comes to preparing for disaster and major…
  • Episode 78: What Does Safety Third Mean?
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    What would you say if I asked you, what does safety third mean? After all, shouldn't safety be first? Shouldn't safety be the number one…
  • Episode 77: Long Term Water Storage
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    How set is your long term water storage? Can it use a boost or a review based on new information? Why Think About the Long…
  • Episode 76: How to Identify Phishing Emails
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    Do you know how to identify phishing emails? Have you ever received an email and you weren’t sure whether it was real, or someone looking to…
  • Episode 75: Older Adults and Evacuations
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    Have you ever considered what you’ll need if you are involved with older adults and evacuations? Are you an older adult who may have to…
  • Episode 74: World War 1 Inventions That Influenced the World
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    Have you ever looked at an item that you use almost daily and wondered where it came from and what its history is? Well, in…
  • Episode 73: Prepper History 101
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    Question about prepper history 101 for all of you Survivor’s out there. Have you in your preparedness efforts, ever wondered about the history of prepping?…
  • Episode 72: Gun Laws in America; Obey or Disobey
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    Have you, in your quest to become prepared, ever considered breaking the gun laws in America? 

Well, I’m going to cover some of the things…
  • Episode 71: Fundamentals of Preparedness
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    Do you ever get frustrated trying to explain the fundamentals of preparedness to people? In this post, I’m going to cover the fundamentals of preparedness…
  • Episode 70: Personal Risk Assessment
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    Often one of the first steps to becoming more safe and secure includes performing a personal risk assessment, which consists of a home risk assessment…
  • Episode 69: Thinking Like a Criminal
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    The reality is that once you begin thinking like a criminal, you’ll be better prepared to stop a criminal. The lesson of thinking like a…
  • Episode 68: What is a Home Invasion?
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    Knowing what is a home invasion is crucial when working to prevent them. That’s because home invasions target you, your home and your family, and…
  • Episode 67: Are Preppers Crazy? (Why People Think Preppers are Crazy)
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    Have you ever truly looked at why people wonder why are preppers crazy? Well, that’s what we’re going to do in this episode. When this…
  • Episode 66: Hurricane Preparedness (Surviving a Storm)
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    With the East Coast getting ready to be hit by Hurricane Florence, I’m going to discuss the three phases of hurricane preparedness, which also applies…
  • Episode 65: Overcoming Adversity for Preparedness
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    This week, we’re going to cover overcoming adversity so that you can help yourself and others successfully overcome a disaster, emergency, or another critical event.…
  • Episode 64: Stress Coping (Dealing with PTSD)
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    Today, we’re going to go over stress coping so that you’re ready to help your family and loved ones after you find yourself in a…
  • Episode 63: Safe Hiking
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    Are you into safe hiking? Do you know that, according to the CDC, the third most common source of injury in the wilderness is hiking,…
  • Episode 62: Traditional Archery with Scott Moore
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    In this day and age of technology overload, traditional archery is a mystery to many. However, one person who has made a life and career…
  • Episode 61: Dog Facts 101 for Preppers with Jason Johnson
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    Do you know dog facts 101 for preppers who want to include dogs in their prepping plan? Have you ever thought about all of the preparedness…
  • Episode 60: Phone Fraud (Don’t Be a Victim)
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    I want to start this week's post, Phone Fraud (Don't be a Victim) off with a little trivia. So, here's your question, “What costs 1…
  • Episode 59: Prepper Tips (Art of War Lessons)
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    Have you ever looked at prepper tips through the eye of Sun Tzu and the Art of War lessons to be learned? Well, this post is…
  • Episode 58: How to Coach Emergency Preparedness
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    This episode is on how to coach emergency preparedness. If you listened to last week’s episode #57, “How to Convince Someone to Prepare” you’ll know…
  • M4S057: How to Convince Someone to Prepare
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      How many of you who know people who are totally opposed to preparedness. Are you frustrated with trying to know how to convince someone…
  • M4S056: Bug Out Bag Checklist (Top 10 Bug Out Bag Items)
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    One discussion that often heats up a prepper conversation is what you should be on your Bug Out Bag Checklist (Top 10 Bug Out Bag…
  • M4S055: How to Develop Good Situational Awareness Habits
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    Have you ever wondered how to develop good situational awareness habits to turn the skills that you practice every day into good preparedness habits? Well,…
  • M4S054: How to Develop Situational Awareness
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    One of the things I hear many people struggling with is their situational awareness. Well, now, for people like us who are into preparedness, we…
  • M4S053: Salem Emergency Alert System Panics Residents
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    If you’re like me, it is somewhat satisfying when something happens that shows that all of our crazy prepping efforts aren’t so crazy. Well, this…
  • M4S052: Beginner Preppers – Top 10 Survival Items
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    Well, whether you’re a new or experienced Prepper, this episode is for you. In this episode, we’re going to go over the ten basic items…
  • M4S051: 5 Levels of Financial Collapse
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    As fellow preppers, how do you think about financial preparedness and the 5 Levels of Financial Collapse? Do you think about it as many do,…
  • M4S050: 5 Quick Money Making Tips
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    Let me ask you, have you or anyone you know tried to think of 5 ways to make quick money for your preparedness? After all,…
  • M4S049: Financial Awareness with Todd Sepulveda
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    How knowledgeable are you about financial awareness? If you’re like most people, you could probably learn a thing or two, right? Well, this episode is…
  • M4S048: Summertime Preparedness
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    Woo-hoo, summer is almost about here and so is the need for summertime preparedness!  I‘m sure most of you are over winter, but how many…
  • M4S047: Self Defense Legal Information with Suzanne Sherman
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    Hi there Mind4Survival survivors, thanks for checking out this week's episode about self defense legal information with Suzanne Sherman. Many of us talk about defending ourselves with…
  • M4S046: Female Preparedness with Shelby Gallagher
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    When it comes to female preparedness, men, have you ever wondered how the ladies of our prepping community view things? And ladies, have you ever…
  • M4S045: Disaster Preparedness Tips
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    Disasters happen, and disaster preparedness tips help people save their own lives. Because of that, it’s vital that people take the time to review and…
  • M4S044: Absolute Anarchy with Johnny Jacks Pt2
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    Absolute anarchy is something that all preppers think about and try to plan for. However, how do you know if you're planning right? Well, that's…
  • M4S043: Absolute Anarchy with Johnny Jacks Pt 1
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    The chances of our society melting down into absolute anarchy are slim to none. However, a little over fifty years ago, many would say landing…
  • M4S042: Challenges to Situational Awareness
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    Challenges to situational awareness lurk around every corner. They pose a problem to all of our safety, security, and preparedness. Fortunately for all of us,…
  • M4S041: Everyday Preparedness Mindset with Doug Patteson
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    This episode on Everyday Preparedness Mindset features former CIA Clandestine Services Case Officer, Doug Patteson, of IngloriousAmateurs.com. Doug brings a wealth of knowledge and experience…
  • M4S040: Five Tips for Beginning Preppers
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    Tip #1: Feeling overwhelmed is totally normal for new preppers Is your preparedness causing you to feel overwhelmed? If so, it is essential to know that…
  • M4S039: Preparedness Savings
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    Preparedness savings should be an essential aspect of everyone's life. However, where real preppers are involved, preparedness savings is critical. Without a mind towards savings…
  • M4S038: Active Shooter Response
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    Unfortunately, active shooter related events are a part of our modern world. Sadly, in the United States, the number of active shooter events such as…
  • M4S037: Moving Safety and Security
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    Moving safety and security is such a pain! Think about it. When you're either moving or helping someone move, you're probably tired, sore and under…
  • M4S036: Prepper Time Management with Ryan Mitchell Pt2
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    As discussed in time management part 1, time management is one of our biggest frustrations with readiness and prepping. Unfortunately, many of us suffer from…
  • M4S035: Time Management with Ryan Mitchell Pt1
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    Time and time management is one of our biggest frustrations as preppers. Almost all of us suffer from a heavy dose of not enough hours…
  • M4S034: Staying Informed
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    Staying informed is crucial to maintaining and improving our preparedness. Without keeping abreast of up to date information, we may find ourselves having difficulties if things go…
  • M4S033: 4 Pillars of Preparedness
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    The best way to ensure that you cover all of your safety, security and preparedness needs is through the four pillars of preparedness. By incorporating…
  • M4S032: 5 Biggest Mistakes Preppers Make
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    One of the best ways to be an effective prepper is to be one of the many who fall victim to the biggest mistakes preppers make.…
  • M4S031: 2018 Preparedness Goals
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    Do you know your 2018 preparedness goals? In just a few days, we'll be rolling over the calendar from 2017 to 2018. At the same…
  • M4S030: Why We Should Be Grateful
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    Sometimes we forget why we should be grateful. To be prepared for problems, we often look at the bad side of things. This is the…
  • M4S029: Personal Security
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    Personal security is an essential topic for people to understand because tragedy can befall anyone. Therefore, it is up to each of us to enhance…
  • M4S028: Great Prepper Gift Ideas
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    Do you have great prepper gift ideas? Do you ever wonder what to get for that readiness minded prepper? Maybe you're not a prepper, or…
  • M4S027: Dog Training with Jill Powell
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    Why are dogs a valuable and integral part of the readiness lifestyle? Dog training is important Dogs are already part of most peoples lives. Since…
  • M4S026: Adopting a Dog with Jason Johnson
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    Why adopting a dog is Better than buying? Adopting a dog is a great way to get a new pet. In addition to saving a…
  • M4S025: Winter Medicine with Travis Hall
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    Why should people understand winter medicine and its impact? Winter weather is reality and so is the need to understand winter medicine concerns. People should…
  • M4S024: Winter Weather Preparedness with Kyle Nelson
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    What is a winter storm? There is no one definition of what a winter storm is, but it’s important that people practice winter weather preparedness.…
  • M4S023: Air Travel Preparedness with Steven C. Bird
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    Why is having an air travel preparedness mindset important? When traveling by air, you never know where you’ll end up because of unexpected diversions, etc.…
  • M4S022: Regional Travel with Franklin Horton
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    Why is a prepping mindset important for regional travel? When it comes to regional travel, you never know where you’re going to be when bad…
  • M4S021: Prepping on a Budget with Jane Austin
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    Why is prepping on a budget important? Prepping on a budget is crucial because it helps you focus on the basics. By correctly setting up your…
  • M4S020: Gold and Silver with Craig Hill
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    Gold and silver have long been known to be excellent investments for the preparedness-minded. Buying though, listen to this podcast episode with Craig Hill of…
  • M4S019: On Prepping with Glen Tate
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    On Prepping, How Can Preppers Lose Society's Stigma? Ongoing disasters and violence such as the hurricanes, violence, etc. show the need for people to always…
  • M4S018: Beginning to Prepare with Dale & Lisa Goodwin
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    What stops people from beginning to prepare? People often fail when beginning to prepare because they don’t know where to start. Usually, people don’t know…
  • M4S017: Disaster Mindset with Sam Bradley Pt2
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    M4S Facebook Group member, Sam Cook, asked, "What is the number one low-cost thing people can do to prepare a better disaster mindset?" (This episode…
  • M4S016: The Preparedness Life with Rick Austin
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    How to Achieve a Preparedness Life The preparedness life entails more than just buying stuff. Must know how and why to use the things you…
  • M4S015: Chris Weatherman on Prepping
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    On Prepping: Romance vs. Reality Many people have a romance vs. reality view of prepping. Romance sounds great. However, reality sucks. Preparedness is fun to…
  • M4S014: Disaster Mindset with Sam Bradley Pt1
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    Mentally Prepare Your Disaster Mindset (Note: This episode is the first half of a two-part episode featuring Sam Bradley. The second half can be found…
  • M4S013: Weather Preparedness with Kyle Nelson
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    Weather Preparedness Weather preparedness includes the understanding of weather and natural events such as CME's and how they affect your preparations. Real prepping requires an…
  • M4S012: Solar Eclipse with Kyle Nelson
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    What is a Solar Eclipse? A solar eclipse is a type of eclipse that happens when the moon passes between the sun and earth.  …
  • M4S011: Firearms Training with Mike Green
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    Master the Basics The number one fundamental of firearms training is to master the basics. While this episode speaks specifically to firearms training, many of…
  • M4S010: Situational Awareness with Chris Story
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    What is situational awareness? Situational awareness is being aware of your surroundings and understanding what is happening within your environment. If you only focus on…
  • M4S009: Wilderness First Aid with Kevin Reiter
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    What is Wilderness First Aid? Wilderness first aid involves a mindset of self-confidence and the belief you can do it.   Urban Medicine In urban settings,…
  • M4S008: Grid Down Medicine with Travis Hall
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    Grid Down Medicine: Sanitation, Cleanliness and Disease Control Number one medical concern is sanitation and cleanliness. Hand and arm washing Food preparation Clean facilities/area Sanitized…
  • M4S007: Counter Surveillance with Tristan Flannery Pt2
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    Counter Surveillance Counter surveillance and surveillance detection are your attempt to notice anyone who may be watching you. It is essential because other people may…
  • M4S006: Surveillance with Tristan Flannery Pt1
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    What is Surveillance Surveillance is keeping close watch over someone, someplace or something. In other words, learn about the person, place or thing before engaging.…
  • M4S005: The Prepping Mindset with George Taylor
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    Prepping Mindset is Individually Focused A necessary prepping mindset begins with each of us as individuals. To become a solid prepper, we need to become…
  • M4S004: Pre-Planning with Ted Runci
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    Pre-Planning Pre-planning is preparing yourself to plan. All plans need information, and things sorted out to make them effective. Take the time ahead of the…
  • M4S003: Emotional Self-Care with Gina Cavallaro
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    Prepare Your Mind We prepare for stressful situations by planning logistically, strategically and tactically. We buy long term storage food and plan routes to safety.…
  • M4S002: Managing Your Risk Profile with Ed Clark
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    Developing and managing your risk profile is key to identifying your most significant threats.  To determine your threats, you must ask yourself three questions. What Do…
  • M4S001: What is Mind4Survival with Host Brian Duff
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    I’m Brian Duff and I am excited to bring you’re the first, of what will be many episodes here on the Mind4Survival podcast.   Who's…