Europe’s most recent heat wave has brought multiple fires with homes going up in smoke and loss of life. The latest heat wave is not a freak occurrence but part of a trend. Alarmingly, mainstream media fails to relate the rising world temperatures to human activity such as the use of oil and meat eating.Continue reading “Alarmingly high temperatures and climate denial”
Ed Diener, innovator in the field of happiness research, has died. I post here Ed Diener’s obituary from the Association for Psychological Science, April 28, 2021. Ed Diener, a psychological scientist whose seminal research examined the factors that influence people’s life satisfaction and happiness, died April 27. The founding editor of APS’s Perspectives on Psychological Science journal, he received the APS William James Fellow Award in 2013 and had servedContinue reading “Ed Diener Dies:”
Natural environments have a stress-reducing or restorative influence, a form of homeostasis, while urban environments have the opposite effect. Landscape photography is an important tool for conservation activists.
In this tenth post, I assert that homeostasis is a singular unifying principle for all living beings. Homeostasis operates at all levels of nature in every living system: in molecules, cells, tissues, organs, organisms, societies, ecosystems and the planet as a whole (Lovelock, 2009). Tissue homeostasis regulates the birth (mitosis) and death of cells (apoptosis);Continue reading “The General Theory of Behaviour X: Homeostasis Theory of Well-being”
If you’re a smoker and want to give up the habit, then Stop Smoking Now is designed for you. The approach involves restoration of homeostasis without nicotine in the body or nicotine replacement, e-cigarettes or any other kind of crutch in the form of medication. The truth is Stop Smoking Now could not only saveContinue reading “Stop Smoking Now”