winter, depression, and unnatural systems

so the time changed a few weeks ago. sunrise is currently at ~7a and sunset is at ~4p. the difference in my own day is palpable. i’m up earlier and tired earlier. my mental energy seems to tap out faster every day.

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healing, integration, integrity

just a mashup of some recent thoughts:

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convergence and resonance: we have to learn to do be different... now

this weekend i listened to a lot of podcast content. most notably i’m thinking about the last episode of how to survive the end of the world: Awww Shucks: How Do We Prepare for Climate Apocalypse? and three episodes of the future thinkers podcast: FTP057, 058, 059: Daniel Schmachtenberger – Solving The Generator Functions of Existential Risks.

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alternative futures: baby's gotta breathe

first sci-fi i've written in a while, but it's been on my mind a lot. this story is informed by the 2018 #campfire in california and a text conversation with my friend, ruth sappelt, who lives in san francisco with her partner and two young kids.

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the systems we are building now are just transition steps, not the answer

wednesday, i was having lunch with andrew and in our wide ranging conversation i was sharing a lot about this past facing race (blog post coming soon via the css blog). one of the things i was fascinated by was some stuff adrienne said about winning and losing. basically, she was like… we have to shift our thinking from the frame and winning and losing being what matter. what should matter is that we’re headed towards more and more freedom. in that process we will win sometimes and lose sometimes, but that’s not what drives us. what drives us is the perpetual forward motion towards liberation.

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