During emergencies, disasters and when SHFT, bad habits, formed outside of these times, can be damaging to you and people around you. Bad habits are hard to break, which has spawned an entire industry to break them, such as patches or gum to quit smoking. This article lists 11 habits by anyone who considers themselves to be a prepper.
- 1. Skipping Hand Washing: Hand washing is the most important processes in hygiene, yet we skip this step all the time. Many of us also just go through the motions when washing our hands and do not sanitize them as best as we could.
- 5. Not Enough Sleep: Sleep deprivation may be more common than you think. Experts suggest 7-8 hours per night for an adult. Almost half of American adults do not get this much sleep. Sleep deprivation can cause irrational decision making, anxiety, and long term risks.
- 10. Skipping Breakfast: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. We have all heard this several times, but it is a very important meal. It jump starts your metabolism after rest and provides much needed energy.
“We all know habits are hard to break. That is why whole industries are built around breaking habits, like patches to quit smoking. This TruePrepper article lists eleven habits that need to be addressed by anyone that considers themselves a prepper.”