Monthly Archives: August 2018

Mindfulness = Sustainability

Mindfulness to me is something that I have always been aware of. Since I was a teenager, my mother was someone who taught me about mindful practices to help me cope with stress. We would spend time during the year … Continue reading

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4 Questions and Pie

Why do we love Walmart? Why is there such a thing as Boxed Water? Why is Oklahoma’s electricity not purely supplied by wind power? What happens to house materials when they are demolished? These were my questions of the week. … Continue reading

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What is Sustainability?

This is my second time being in a class dealing with the topic of sustainability. Last year in problem solving strategies I was introduced to the concept for the first time. I knew that the basis of it was being … Continue reading

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Rise above our Ignorance

I have always understood that sustainability was a major issue, not just in general but specifically in relations to how our generations have been treating this earth. But with our short time in class already I have seen the “wicked … Continue reading

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The Need for Change

Starting off this class I could not give a definite answer to what I believed was a wicked problem. Initially, I guessed that a wicked problem was just a problem that had to do with the negative effect of human … Continue reading

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Wicked Problems Do Exist

Before starting this class I knew what sustainability was from Problem Solving Strategies, but I never really thought of the true impacts it can make on the world and how important it really is. To me, sustainability is a way … Continue reading

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This World is in Trouble

At the beginning of last week I honestly didn’t know what to expect from this class, and once I learned about the actual meaning I figured that a wicked problem was just an environmental problem. But after the two meetings last week I began … Continue reading

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