Yes, I love Marie Kondo’s “Tidying Up” concept! But how can we declutter consciously, so we are not simply dumping hundreds of plastic garbage bags in a landfill? By having a plan that makes conscious, eco-friendly decluttering possible, spreading that spark of joy to the people who make our stuff and to the planet that sustains us.
This was total immersion, in an incomprehensibly complex ecosystem that is no less than a massive collective intelligence. A massive distributed brain. We were tapping into the Innernet.
When you’re in rainforest territory, being aware of real life surroundings and being present are of top importance. Instinctively, you want to know which creatures are where at every moment, and whether they’re friend or foe. All around, life in billions of forms—teaming, thrumming, humming, crawling, fluttering and flapping. Trillions of plants and trees of every imaginable form and shade of green. For millennia, this place has thrived like a single super-organism, regenerating in an endless cycle of interconnectedness and interdependence.
[Video post] A dry piercing screech sends primal chills down my spine. Looking up, my heart jumps as I spot a red-tailed hawk perched on a lamp post, right at a NYC subway entrance. So close, I can see every detail of his massive body and razor talons. Then I realize, he is clutching an unlucky pigeon…