When it comes to enhancing your self-reliance, few things will serve you better than the ability to think creatively and improvise.
It’s hard to predict the exact size and shape of any disaster. It’s also impossible to know what’s going to happen in the aftermath of a disaster. What situations will you find yourself in? What items do need but don’t have? What do you have that you don’t need?
Can you repurpose the things you do have to meet the demands of any situation?
That’s what creative thinking and improvisation get you. The ability to do the best you can with the resources at your disposal.
The video below is a great example of this. It shows you 16 different ways you can use an everyday water bottle to help you get through a variety of difficult situations. Give it a watch and see what you think!