The Happiness Project

The Happiness Project

My daily choices are my personal anti-depressants.

Sorry, But I Don’t Give Out Personal Information

Sorry I do not give out personal information

Welcome to the wonderful world of surveillance shopping, where the most innocent purchase is documented.

Raising Competent Kids in an Incompetent World

Raising Competent Kids in an Incompetent World

Don’t allow your kids to become crippled by a world that babies them in the name of convenience.

6 Essential Food Types To Grow Your Own Food Pantry

pantry basics

Commercial food sources have become contaminated with genetically-modified foods, hormones/antibiotics, pesticides and neurotoxins. This is no way to keep your family healthy. Your food pantry should be stocked with healthy foods, and growing them yourself may be the only option left.

Breaking Away From the System

hippie bus

When should we start? When do we get serious about saving our families from the recipients of the government largesse?

Michigan Takes Away the “Right to Farm” from Folks in the Suburbs

Michigan Takes Away the Right to Farm

The War on Self-Sufficiency continues, and this week’s victims are small backyard farmers in Michigan.

We Are All Living Under Constant Surveillance, All the Time


“Everyone is under surveillance now” the Guardian headline begins…

Food For Thought


As with all things related to preparation, it is wise to have a plan before you need it.

The Good, the Bad, and the Deadly: EWG Releases 2014 Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen Lists

dirty dozen collage

Figuring out what to eat when you’re broke can be fraught with nutritional landmines. It’s expensive to eat strictly organic. Add this excellent tool to your bag of tricks in seeking out the healthiest, most nourishing food available within your budget.

17 Facts To Show To Anyone That Believes That The U.S. Economy Is Just Fine


No, the economy is most definitely not “recovering”. Despite what you may hear from the politicians and from the mainstream media, the truth is that the U.S. economy is in far worse shape than it was prior to the last recession.

14 DiY Projects for Wilderness Self-Reliance


Turning your bushcraft buddies green with envy isn’t the goal, but you gotta admit, munching on pemmican you made while applying your diy fixin’ wax to your ax handle around the campfire is not only personally satisfying – but a open-source learning session.

Eminent Domain: Colorado Couple Finds Out That Their Land Is Only Their Own Until the Government Wants It


What it boils down to: You might think you own something, but it’s clear that it is only yours until the government decides that they want it.

The Vicious Cycle of Apathy Towards Tyranny in Amerika

Fight apathy

History shows us that when a society shows high levels of apathy towards tyrannical behavior by its own government, the results can be very deadly.