Using Participatory Action Research to Evaluate if Masks Help Us Stay Healthy: Good Idea?

This article was published as a graduate student paper at Halmstad University, Sweden. The nature of the challenges faced by humanity has shifted during our history, but the authority holding the solutions has until recently been centralized. It used to be God, the church, the king, the government or science that were accorded the right… Continue reading Using Participatory Action Research to Evaluate if Masks Help Us Stay Healthy: Good Idea?

Health Innovation, Empowered Patients and Human Consciousness

This article was published as a graduate student paper at Halmstad University, Sweden. Empowered patients through online communities is a trend of innovation in healthcare presented by medical futurist Bertalan Mesk√≥ (2014), who notes that the only way to advance healthcare is for doctors to allow patients to help themselves and to participate in medical… Continue reading Health Innovation, Empowered Patients and Human Consciousness

Expanded Awareness Through Mindfulness – The Missing Piece of the Eco-Social Policy Puzzle?

Read this paper on Academia Abstract: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released its latest report SR15 on October 8, 2018, making it clear that there is no documented historic precedent for the scale of changes needed before 2030, if we are to avoid disastrous outcomes including extreme weather, heat-related morbidity and food… Continue reading Expanded Awareness Through Mindfulness – The Missing Piece of the Eco-Social Policy Puzzle?