After the 2022 report went live, new information flowed in

A few thoughts from readers that have caught my attention: Thanks to Noémie Balmat, I was introduced to the work of Edgar Morin Thanks to Pinar Temiz I’m aware of the “Tend-and-Befriend” response Thanks to Mara Hermano I’m aware of the new VUCA remix of BANI. VUCA (V:olatile, U:ncertain, C:omplex, A:mbiguous) vs BANI (B:rittle, A:nxious,… Continue reading After the 2022 report went live, new information flowed in

Fight-or-Flight is apparently a male-ism. Tend-and-Befriend brings a whole different view to light.

Apparently the famous “fight-or-flight” response is a conclusion that was gained from examining male rats. And it turns out that it might not apply the exact same way when it comes to female rats. Now, humans aren’t rats — so that’s another problem with the “fight-or-flight” thing for sure — but this (2000) paper has… Continue reading Fight-or-Flight is apparently a male-ism. Tend-and-Befriend brings a whole different view to light.

4 Contexts of Resilience

“Interest in resilience is global …” —Buzzanell & Houston The five contexts: Individual/Relational Family Organizational Community National