Category Archives: cooperative

5-Ways to be Optimistic about the future (at any age ) Mentemia

From Mentemia this morning. I really need this today. 1) Practice Gratitude every day.2) Write a new to-do-list: Fun things to do over the next six months to year.3) Know you have the power to change. Focus on small steps … Continue reading

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Just a reminder – we’re in the ‘We Overreacted!’ phase on lockdown : newzealand

I remember the day we  went into lockdown. I was terrified. We had seen what happened in China, Italy, the United Kingdom and I understand exponential growth. I continued to listen to the daily infection reports and up they went. … Continue reading

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Values; actions; facts. Web hui: How to talk about COVID19 – Dr Jess Berentson Shaw

Many years ago I realized that the most important problem in my area of science is communication of the science. It seemed to me that environmental scientists were making a mistake speaking about problems so much. It is much more … Continue reading

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Create Forever with Josué Rivas

I am thoughtful with this. Another storyteller. A voice to contemplate. I will create forever. Josué has made it his mission to scratch beneath the glossy surface of society, using photography to challenge the misconceptions and stereotypes that prevail in … Continue reading

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Evolution is not only about competition: the cellular origins of a very big idea | Aeon Videos

I’m feeling overwhelmed and down. We are in the last week of our four week lockdown, waiting for the decision to come out and I’m scared. If we come out too early, disaster will follow but hubris is rampant and … Continue reading

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Day 17 into New Zealand’s COVID-19 Lockdown

Here in New Zealand we went into lockdown quickly. That was a shock. Monday I drove the car to work instead of my bike thinking to bring a fan I used through the summer heat back home for winter. But … Continue reading

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A Study of 1,000 Couples Determined How to Keep Your Sex Life Going Strong

I was 60 last birthday and Helena and I have been together 25 years; raising two children together. I’m agreeing with this study; overtime, more hugs and less sex. That’s a real life. via A Study of 1,000 Couples Determined … Continue reading

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Silver linings: how to stay positive during the coronavirus crisis | Life and style | The Guardian

I think this is an important message. Kia Toa, Kia Ngakaunui via Silver linings: how to stay positive during the coronavirus crisis | Life and style | The Guardian

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How to decarbonize? Look to Sweden: Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: Vol 72, No 2

If it has been done, it can be done. “Sweden has managed to successfully decarbonize, cutting its per capita emissions by a factor of 3 since the 1970s, while doubling its per capita income and providing a wide range of … Continue reading

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How to make the world happier – and why it should be our first priority | Books | The Guardian

I think this is worth reading and acting on. We are a cooperative species and to flourish we must remember and act on this reality. My main proposal is that we should each of us, in all our choices, follow … Continue reading

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