Posts Tagged ‘survival psychology’

What Would Peter Do?

Posted on March 12th, 2012 by Peter

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I judged his age to be about twenty-eight or nine as he entered the room and approached me at the conclusion of one of my seminars in Portland, Oregon some years ago. The attendees had left the room  and I thought it a bit odd that someone would come in after all of the seminars […]

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Three Little Words

Posted on December 1st, 2011 by Peter

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There are many things that get people in trouble when they venture into the outdoors, lack of preparedness, not paying attention to the weather, accidents, etc. More commonly, it is our attitude towards our safety that is the precursor to a life threatening event occurring. How many times have you said to yourself or have […]

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The Accident Prone Outdoorsman

Posted on May 16th, 2011 by brian

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It is quite clear to me that man in particular, but some women too, have a tendency to hold optimistic opinions of their ability to handle an emergency. Men and women who recreate or work in the outdoors are not immune from this optimistic bias. We would like to believe that we are less likely […]

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