|Email from friend of Alan and Trevor
||[Sep. 17th, 2007|10:29 pm]
Michael of "The Rational Solution"... has emailed me as he visits Australia now and then.
Every living thing has a range of basic needs programmed into it by evolution, and human beings are no exception. The human givens approach to wellbeing concentrates on identifying what is missing from a person’s life in terms of basic physical needs such as nutrition, exercise, sleep, warmth and water, and basic emotional needs such as autonomy, love and friendship, security, connection to the community, freedom and fun. Nature has programmed each of us with a set of tools to help us get these needs met, such as memory, imagination, awareness, dreaming, and problem-solving ability. Mental and emotional distress arises when our human givens are not met in balance, or when our resources are misused
I note the college is in Melbourne.
Nice to hear from you Michael.
I now have Michael on the "non spam" filter into Family Interest folder ....