Post Corona-virus: Human Development Re-defined

Ruba AlZubi
Posted May 29, 2020 from Jordan

Like many of you around the globe, I have been adjusting with the exigencies of the spread of COVID-19, both personally and professionally. The crisis is rejuvenating human traits and values from various angles. Self-care, life balance, personal development, helping others, and considering the environment are just a few of many values and principles that are boiling down these days.

Three possible takeaways from Coronavirus experience – at least from my own perspective; the first is that yes, the world smells, looks, and feels more clean, which means a few measures can make a difference when it comes to the environment; the second takeaway is that it might be too late to intervene once the impact has arrived; and last but not least, one should realize that challenges will continue to become more complex and interrelated so, we cannot stop acting on a problem just because another one has just emerged. Delaying action on any human development challenge is a recipe for crisis.

Unconventional challenges should inspire unconventional solutions. Scientists from all disciplines are called upon today as the most knowledgeable and credible to not only analyze and solve today’s problems; but more importantly to anticipate the future with all its complexity, and to guide our human development plans towards a more livable planet.

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Dawn Arteaga
May 30
May 30

Thank you for sharing this Ruba! How is the situation in Jordan? Hope you are staying safe.

Ruba AlZubi
Jun 01
Jun 01

Thank you Dawn! We are doing fine and praying for the whole humanity. Stay safe!

Jill Langhus
May 30
May 30

Hi Ruba,

Welcome to World Pulse! It's so great to have a new member from Jordan. Your country looks so beautiful:-)

I totally agree that the world needs to approaches, and unconventional solutions to existing, and future, challenges.

Thanks for sharing your post and blog link, too. I'm looking forward to seeing more posts from you and learning more about what you're passionate about and what your goals are.

Hope you have a good, safe rest of the weekend.

Ruba AlZubi
Jun 01
Jun 01

Thank you, Jill! Excited to join and hope to be able to engage with you in joint activities.
All the best,
Ruba

Jill Langhus
Jun 01
Jun 01

You're welcome, dear:-)

Sounds great!

Hope you have a great week!

Anita Shrestha
Jun 02
Jun 02

Thank you for sharing

Chi8629
Jun 07
Jun 07

Hello Beautiful.
Welcome back.
Thank you for sharing
Stay safe beautiful.

Ruba AlZubi
Jun 09
Jun 09

Thank you sis.

Hello, Ruba,

Welcome to World Pulse! What a joy that a new voice from Jordan is rising up!

Thank you for sharing your thoughts about the challenges we face and we'll be facing due to the coronavirus. I love this, "Unconventional challenges should inspire unconventional solutions."

Looking forward to reading more posts from you and the women in Jordan. Please write more.

By the way, I would like to invite you to join the Encourager Team. Here:s the link for more info: https://www.worldpulse.com/world-pulse-leaders/encouragers

Welcome again to our growing sisterhood!

Ruba AlZubi
Jun 09
Jun 09

You are an outstanding supporter - thank you!
I will be honored to join.