A Journal dedicated to the fundamentals for sustainable living.
Fundamentals for sustainable living.
Our sustainability rests on three pillars:
- Our personal growth
- Our financial Resilience
- The quality of the environment we live in.
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Health & Fitness
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The future of Covid
COVID-19 is here to stay. We will learn to live and die with it. At this point, 3/4/2020, the long-term impact of COVID-19 is anyone’s guess.
-19 is evolving so fast it is hard to keep up. We know a lot more than we did two years ago and we have vaccines. Things are much better now, but enough people are refusing vaccinations to prevent us from reaching herd immunity.
We know COVID-19 is highly contagious even before an infected person becomes symptomatic. Vaccines protect most people. Those that do get sick are much less likely to need hospitalization. However, even asymptomatic infections can result in long-term critical health problems. It is probable we will need booster shots just like we need flu boosters every year. I plan on wearing a mask in crowds for the rest of my life.
The only way to fully protect yourself is to isolate yourself from the world. I’m not willing to separate myself from family and friends so I have to take some risks. Even if you’re family, if you are not vaccinated, I have to ask you to visit outside, wear a mask and keep your distance,
COVID-19 and its variants are not likely to go away. It will be with us in the same way the flu is with us. The difference is COVID-19 is far more deadly than the flu and immunity in survivors may be a matter of a month.
We also know that children and young people have more immunity and may be infected without ever displaying symptoms.
Businesses are adapting
“No Contact” delivery is now a common service of many businesses. Businesses are having to re-evaluate their supply chains. It is time to consider how you do business. Is just-in-time inventor still the best option>? How are your supply lines? Are you going to have to bring production back home? How will you handle your business when half your employees stay home? Wil you allow employees to work from home?
The current situation
We know many people believe COVID-19 is no worse than the common cold and they take pride in refusing to wear a mask or social distance.
Local health organizations can be overwhelmed by repeated spikes. They can handle 100’s of patients but not 1000’s.
Hawaii’s economy depends on tourism. As people stopped coming to Hawaii we took a terrible hit. Now people are viewing Hawaii as one of the safest places to take a tropical vacation. People are back.
We are pretty much on our own. Total isolation is not possible unless you are a preppier living in a mountain cabin. Each of us will make our own decisions as to how much risk we are willing to take.