# Self reliance
The Importance of Self-Reliance
At the job I had before the job I had before the job I have now, I worked with a colleague who was always asking me to help him. Could I review his report? Could I help him find an EIN number? Could I provide the address of the place we all planned to meet (which happened to be in the calendar invitation)? Could I send him a document that lived on the shared drive? Could I review an email to his client?
There Are Many Benefits To Canning And A Homestead Life
Stringing beans, pressure cooking the cans, and creating food storage for your family is the ultimate independence.
Opinion: DIY is Easier Than Most People Think
The DIY craze has taken on a mind of its own since the pandemic. Many people are tackling projects they'd once put off. The projects can be as simple as repainting or refinishing a floor or furniture. Coming from rural Tennessee in the Appalachian Mountains, our parents instilled a sense of self-reliance in us. We often do things for ourselves that many people would hire done in modern times.