I’m a huge fan of self-manipulation and auto-conditionnement. What is that? It’s the way for a person to push themselves into doing something different. It’s changing the way we think about certain issues. For instance, to stop eating junk food, I watch a series of movies about food quality such as Super Size Me or Food Inc., etc. Watching repeatedly documentaries, movies, and consuming content related to the issue helped me feel more immersed in the new lifestyle I wanted to move toward.
Educating myself on our changing climate and the solution we can implement in our life to reduce our carbon footprint through podcasts has been an interesting journey thus far.
It can be difficult to steer clear of anger when learning about the science behind our newly found earthly predicament. There is still arguments about how our climate is changing but there is no argument about the fact that it is changing.
Our society has reached its limits. We all can feel it on some level. Climate change is a big one, with its warming records, the pollution surrounding us, the over consumption and a global system a little too focused on profit over too many aspects of life. So many reasons that explain why we need to move toward a more sustainable and greener lifestyle. Therefore we gather interesting videos that caught our attention. We hope that by facing the difficult issues surrounding us, we’ll be able to exchange with everyone here and shape solutions. We’ll try to share regularly videos and other content that we find inspiring. Here are the thirst three one of what we hope a long series.
The Story of Stuff – 21 min.
From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view. The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns…
Ted Talk: Harish Manwani – Profit’s not always the point 14 min
You might not expect the chief operating officer of a major global corporation to look too far beyond either the balance sheet or the bottom line. But Harish Manwani, COO of Unilever, makes a passionate argument that doing so to include value, purpose and sustainability in top-level decision-making…
Crash Course – 27 min.
Peak Moment 166: “The next twenty years will be totally unlike the last twenty… Well face the greatest economic and physical challenges ever seen by our country, if not humanity. So opens Chris Martenson’s much-viewed online Crash Course illuminating the relationship between economy, energy and the environment…