Our world is transforming at breakneck speed. Climate change, artificial intelligence, the automation of jobs, information availability and other developments are rewriting the idea of how to live in the 21st century. Problem is, we're not doing a very good job of preparing our populations on how to navigate this brave new world. This development is different than anything else in known human history. Managing this kind of stress may be showing up as addiction epidemics, dramatic global increases in anxiety, depression and quiet desperation. What can be done? Here are a few articles that testify to this trend.....
How climate change is affecting our mental health......https://www.cnn.com/2017/03/14/health/climate-change-mental-health-eprise/index.html
How American philosophical ideas are making us depressed.....https://www.alternet.org/books/how-americas-economic-ideology-making-people-depressed-and-anxiety-filled
How the internet is driving us crazy and perhaps leading us to bad decision making...https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/07/trend-watch-internet-making-us-crazy/326147/
....and if you are in that dark place, here are some things you can do....https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mu-n2Wdtfo8
Chet W. Sisk is an author and one of the world's leading Social Futurists. He is also expert on the current world paradigm shift. Find out more about him and the LEAD Global Team at www.leadtheshift.com or you can write him directly at firstname.lastname@example.org