The Attitude of Survival
From: Helen Dynda (email@example.com)
Thu Feb 27 11:06:56 2003
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** Survival is taking any given circumstance, accepting it, and trying to improve it, while sustaining your life until you can get out of the situation. And most importantly, survival is a state of mind.
** Survival depends a great deal on a persons ability to withstand stress in emergency situations. Your brain is without doubt your best survival tool.
** One definitely must be in the proper frame of mind to survive an unplanned survival situation.
** A positive attitude has a very strong influence on the mentality and motivation necessary for setting a goal to live.
** While in your survival situation you will be confronted with many problems that you will need to overcome.
** To keep your body alive you must react to your bodys problem indicators and defend yourself against the major enemies of survival.
** Loneliness is a survival enemy that can hit you without warning.
** Make sure to avoid fatigue. .
** Cold and heat are other enemies of survival.
** Hunger and thirst are enemies that can really depress your positive mental attitude. .
** Fear is a big enemy to guard against.
** Do your very best to control your fears. .
** A more dangerous enemy than fear is panic.
** Keeping a positive mental outlook is for certain the most important aspect of survival.