Satisfice or maximize

It’s one of Life’s True Rules: let someone else do the research.

Gretchen Rubin

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When my soul was no more than dog crap smashed on the bottom of my shoe, I prescribed myself spiritual medicine.

MeiMei  Fox

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Time to recover

Time is one ele­ment of addic­tion recov­ery that is dif­fi­cult to under­stand. Time is required to train the brain, under­stand the addic­tion trig­gers and set goals for mov­ing into recov­ery and life­long suc­cess. Peo­ple that don’t give them­selves the time to change their mind­set about them­selves and their behav­ior are much less like­ly to have a suc­cess­ful path on their route to sobri­ety and pos­i­tive behav­ioral changes. Self-Love and Time on the Path to Addiction Recovery

Sherry Gaba

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From complex to simple

A single ant or bee isn’t smart, but their colonies are..

A colony can solve problems unthinkable for individual ants, such as finding the shortest path to the best food source, allocating workers to different tasks, or defending a territory from neighbors. As individuals, ants might be tiny dummies, but as colonies they respond quickly and effectively to their environment. They do it with something called swarm intelligence.

Where this intelligence comes from raises a fundamental question in nature: How do the simple actions of individuals add up to the complex behavior of a group?

Peter Miller in National Geographic Magazine | Swarm Theory through Intent Blog | What These Ants Can Teach Us About Problem-Solving

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