Promoting Self Sufficiency for Efficient Living


  • Author Josiah Fordahl
  • Published March 18, 2012
  • Word count 376

Today, people are more conscious about the environmental issues from level of carbon dioxide in the air to the amount of pollutants in a single drop of water. In fact, they are taking it seriously to address the issues to make the environment safe, efficient and sound of healthy living. This concept has also sponged flair of self-sufficiency amongst people. Today, more and more are becoming self-sufficient by reducing their dependency on the resources that pollute atmosphere and degrade the quality of life. In pursuit of the same, they use state-of-the art technologies to reduce energy use.

They are using advanced appliances and a combination of the "common sense" energy practices including, but not limited to, switching off lights, fans, HVAC computers, etc when not being used. It not only fosters electricity conservation, but also reduces the overall dependency. It eventually protects the environment and improves the economy. Most of the people neglect such small things, but these small things can bring self-sufficiency and reduced pollution. Regular educational programs, online websites, blogs are the best means of scattering awareness on reduced pollution and self sufficiency. These can help in informing people of the wide spectrum of serious environmental issues as well as change attitudes. Eventually, it makes them more practical in living and leads them to self-sufficiency.

Most of the environment conscious people support the idea of self-sufficiency, homesteader and other survival skills for a genuine self-sufficient living. However, these can be achieved through proper skills, knowledge and appropriate guidance. In fact, all are equally important to achieve the quality of being of self-sufficient. All these skills and practices are significantly important in order to gain optimum level of soul satisfaction. In fact, these can give immune to the fast changing daily life situations, natural disasters and economic turbulence.

Self-sufficiency, homesteader and other survival skills have their own importance and can only be observed and experienced at the time of abrupt crises. Only a self-sufficient person can cope up with the fast deteriorating conditions and can raise himself against all odds. Most of the people connect energy conservation with self-sufficiency in order to give prominence to both, which is a perfect idea to save energy, keep the environment clean & safe as well as keep be self-sufficient

The author is associated with is a blog started by Josiah Fordahl for the purposes of educating the masses on how to become a little more self sufficient in their daily life.

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