Monthly Archives: March 2022

Continuing My Sustainability Journey- Creating a new and better world

Before I switched my major from Marketing at the school of business, I had never heard or was taught about “wicked problems” or even the importance of sustainability. After I switched over to Fashion Merchandising at Human Sciences I learned … Continue reading

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There is no Plan(et) B

            At this moment, I believe industrialization is something that humans and society collectively should be proud of entirely. Hand in hand with globalization, the world as we know it has never been more connected in an instant. If we desire … Continue reading

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My Wicked Journey

At this point in the semester writing this blog I am a bit more overwhelmed than I was on my previous blog. This is a combination of my personal life stress, as well as all the assignments beginning due before … Continue reading

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Becoming Mindful

When enrolling for classes at Oklahoma State University I decided to take a class DHM-1101 that is focused on Wicked Problems and sustainability of our world. With the lessons that have been taught in class so far, I have learned that … Continue reading

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We Need to be Better

Sustainability is a wicked problem. We know this, as students in DHM 1101, but the general public does not know this for what it truly is. The thing that makes an issue ‘wicked’ is that it can not be solved … Continue reading

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New Perspective in an Old World

Throughout this semester, I have been made aware of the different wicked problems that plague our earth. There is an unfortunate combination of many factors such as environmental sustainability, economic stability, and social wellbeing that mix together to create a … Continue reading

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A Wicked Problem?

Wicked problems in the world – to be completely honest this is a concept that has never crossed my mind before this class. I have always known things like recycling are a good thing, but I do not think I … Continue reading

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Are Wicked Problems Even Wicked?

You might be asking yourself, “What is a Wicked Problem Really and Why do They Matter?” Well, a wicked problem is a social or cultural problem that is it is very difficult and/or impossible to solve. The six characteristics that … Continue reading

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The Beginning of New Habits in Sustainability

Abigail Thomas DHM 1101-30852             Imagine if everyone lived minimally… By minimally, I mean if people didn’t buy more food, cosmetics, décor, etc.… than they actually needed. After taking this class, I find myself wondering about that question a lot. … Continue reading

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Mind, Heart, and Body

My favorite article of the semester was Easter Island.  My mind keeps going back to the immigrants, how they survived, and what they endured. Unfortunately, it was not a happy ending.  Were they the first set of people to use … Continue reading

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