My Christmas EDC Gear

It's the holiday season so I figured it was great timing to swap out my EDC bag and do a write-up on my Christmas kit. My new bag is called the Nash which is produced by a company named Fixsolve. Designed for the urban nomad, this pack screams high quality from the Duraflex buckles, YKK sealed zippers, to the 1500D Cordura construction. At first [...]

Is This The Perfect EDC Flashlight?

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The EDC Flashlight. Everyone needs one, it's an essential tool for day to day life. From hunting for lost toys to locating car keys, a good flashlight is worth its weight in gold. Taking the time to select a quality light makes a huge difference. Olight proves this point with the S1R Baton II, packed with more power/features than most full-size [...]

How to Get Healthy with Basic Daily Habits

Are you ready to take control of your life and make health happen? The key to achieving good health can be as simple as changing your daily habits. With a few basic moves, you can strengthen your body, enhance your brain, and take better care of your overall health. So, if you are looking to boost your health, try committing to these head-to-toe [...]

My Everyday Carry (EDC): Vertx Commuter Sling Bag

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Everyday Carry Gear Before we step out the door for work or play, we always have our everyday carry gear in hand. It can be as simple as a wallet and keys or a pack. Depending on profession or daily needs, the gear will vary. Like millions of Americans, I work in the technology sector and my EDC reflects this. Over the course of the last few years, [...]

How To Build A Bug Out Bag: Survival Essentials

My first bug out bag (BOB) build from scratch was a daunting process. I realized that I must consider the environment, hostile elements, the location and more. These variables help to define the gear configuration. The mission at hand dictates the contents of the pack and the season plays a big role as well. He or she may upgrade the shelter, add a [...]

Your Pathway to Freedom ~ Operation Optimize

We exist in a world of addiction to video games, drugs, and deviant desires. Materialism is encouraged and virtually forced upon us through social media and television. All this in the pursuit of fleeting happiness. This crumbling Empire offers nothing to feed our primal desire to greatness, to strength and ultimate [...]

Fitness Can Help Strengthen Addiction Recovery

Physical fitness on almost everyone’s wish list, and for good reason. Being fit not only makes you look great, but it also improves your health, fights disease, and helps your mental wellness, too. Exercise has even been found to be an effective tool in addiction recovery. The body and mind are profoundly negatively affected by addiction, so it is fitting [...]

Gear Review: Posse EDC Sling Pack

A quality EDC sling bag should be simple and easy on the wallet. Quality on a budget. As usual 3V Gear easily hits that mark with their Posse Sling bag, designed for versatility in a range of environments. Over the years, the Posse has served in a variety of roles. Urban recon, storing diapers and bottles for the kiddos, toting survival gear on day [...]

How to Invigorate Your Personal Fitness Routine

Finding the right balance between self-care and fitness can be a challenge for many individuals. Getting proper exercise and maintaining a healthy diet often feel like chores when we’ve had a long day at school or work. Fortunately, there are a multitude of ways to make your fitness routine more engaging and, dare I say it, fun! The key to [...]