21st November 2014
By Gaye Levy
Contributing Writer for Wake Up World
The great recession of the 21st century has been marching forward for seven plus years. For many, these have not been easy times. For the the enlightened, these seven years have been troubling and extremely stressful. As questionable government controls are mandated and insidious corporate shenanigans and corruption are uncovered, that stressful edge is likely to get steeper over time for many of us, with no end in sight.
In this type of environment, it is easy to become frustrated and immune to taking steps to effect change. Instead, many go about their day, afraid of rocking the boat or too fearful to even think about the consequences of a major breakdown, crisis or natural disaster. Even those who have prepared, stockpiled food and water and learned survival skills (such as fire building, sheltering and emergency medicine) wonder whether we will make it through if/when the SHTF.
There is an idiom that is commonly used to describe one’s ability to deal with difficult and stressful situations. It is called “Rolling with the Punches” and it means accepting whatever happens from outside your control, dealing with it, and moving on in a healthy and productive manner. It means having the skills to deal with difficult and unexpected situations, no matter what.
Learning to roll with the punches is a survival skill that can be honed and polished, ready to serve you when you’re faced with tough life situation. Today I will share 13 ways to roll with the punches, or put another way, 13 tips for learning how to endure when the SHTF and the world around you seems to be falling apart.
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