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News April 2020

Alone and Lonely, Together Or, I Promise This Isn’t Entirely About Coronavirus

Sociality (not socialism) is the degree to which an animal cooperates or associates with its own kind, and it is a product of survival, evolution, and biology. Some organisms, like many big cats, are barely social at all, only associating…

We’re In This For the Long Haul

How is that adjustment going? Two weeks ago we talked about the stages of grief and a psychological condition called “adjustment disorder” in reference to the reaction to sheltering in place that we may be experiencing. Back then, seemingly long,…

Going Viral

Have you adjusted yet? It would not be surprising if your answer were a resounding “No!”  You might even be feeling a kind of grief for your former life, the one in which you got to hug your friends, high…

Love in the Time of Covid-19: Quarantine Your Fear

Published in the Humboldt Independent on March 31, 2020 We are living through one of the scariest times in recent history, and humans are not very good at being scared. Experiencing an overwhelming global crisis coupled with the prospect of…