Did Marriage Make Me Forget How To Be Alone?

August 8, 2018

It was 11 p.m. in Porto, Portugal, in a charming riverside apartment with glorious sweeping views of the water and cliffside. I had just spent the day tasting Port in the Douro River Valley, drinking Vinho Verde, and eating Portuguese egg tarts. I should have been reminiscing contentedly in bed about the day’s jaunts, but instead I was in the bathroom, sobbing manically into the shower as if my soul were…

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6 mistakes couples make that could be ruining their sex life

August 5, 2018

TORWAISTUDIO/Shutterstock Everyone wants to have a healthy sex life, but not everyone knows how to get it.  Couples often experience a lackluster sex life when they’re not participating in mental foreplay.  Cybersex addictions can also keep couples from experiencing great sex.  The following is an adapted excerpt from “159 Mistakes Couples Make In The Bedroom: And How To Avoid Them” by Dr. Bea M. Jaffrey: Fifty percent of couples are dissatisfied…

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Thanksgiving, Sacrifice, and Adoration – Part 8 Mini-Course on Prayer

July 29, 2018

Editor’s Note: In Part 7 of this mini-course, David Torkington examined the letters F (faith) and A (abandonment) in his explication of the “OUR FATHER” mnemonic, or memory jog, for keeping God and prayer at the forefront of our lives. Today, he continues with the letters T (thanksgiving) and H (Holy Communion). Continuing my introduction to daily prayer by using each letter of the Our Father to remind us of…

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Beyond Antibiotics: 20 Medical Supplies To Store for TEOTWAWKI

July 4, 2018

Written by Guest Contributor on The Prepper Journal. Editors Note: An article from Annie to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and be entered into the Prepper Writing Contest with a chance to win one of three Amazon Gift Cards  with the top prize being a $300 card to purchase your own prepping supplies, then enter today! When it comes to medical supplies, some…

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Top Summer Jobs to Teach Teens Prepping Skills

July 4, 2018

Written by Guest Contributor on The Prepper Journal. Editors Note: Another guest contribution from valknut79 to The Prepper Journal. Is this another time-honored tradition being impacted by year-round school? I hope not as I learned much from summer jobs that ranged from loading 100-lbs. bags of borate onto rail-road cars during a United Mine Workers strike in Boron California, and being shot at by those same United Mine workers, to working in…

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Prepper Parenting – Involving the Kids

July 4, 2018

Written by Guest Contributor on The Prepper Journal. Editors Note: Another guest contribution from valknut79 to The Prepper Journal. As Summer vacation approaches. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and be entered into the Prepper Writing Contest with a chance to win one of three Amazon Gift Cards  with the top prize being a $300 card to purchase your own prepping supplies, then enter today! It takes a…

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How to Cope with a Psychological Shock While You Are Still in Danger

July 3, 2018

Written by Guest Contributor on The Prepper Journal. Editors Note: A guest contribution from Olivia to The Prepper Journal. For Preppers, the initial effect of a disaster/SHTF event will need to be processed as we try and cope with the everyday challenges of life and how it has changed. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and be entered into the Prepper Writing Contest with a chance to…

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Here’s How Much Time You Spend In Your Lifetime Doing Normal Activities. Sleeping For 26 Years?!

June 25, 2018

Every single day, you do the same things over and over, whether you realize it or not. We are all creatures of habit, one way or another. But have you ever really thought about how much time you spend on your routine? You dedicate way more time to brushing your teeth and hair than you’d ever imagine. After you read this, you might never wonder again, “Where did the time go?”…

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Eating Blindfolded Causes Something Extremely Peculiar To Happen

June 23, 2018

Dark dining has been a popular culinary trend for a few years now. People are blindfolded and put in a dark space where they cannot see what they’re eating. Some say it enhances flavors and the overall dining experience, but is this actually true? Well, according to a recent study, eating and seeing do have a lot to do with each other. The German study had people who were blindfolded…

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This Woman Noticed Something Weird On Her Fitbit, And It Came As A Huge Surprise

June 22, 2018

Fitbits are wonderful tools that tell you things like how many steps you’ve taken in a day, how many calories you’ve burned, and what your heart rate is. Some of them can even give you information about your sleep patterns. They were designed with health in mind. But what one couple discovered through their Fitbit was bizarre. Through this piece of technology, they learned that they were expecting their first…

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