About this Research Topic
COVID-19 has resulted in drastic socio-political and economical changes on a global scale. On an individual level, the pandemic has significantly changed the lifestyle and personal values of millions of people. It can be argued that COVID-19 was a result of humans living in an anthropocentric way, in which humans are at the top of the hierarchy. The impact and spread of COVID-19 have forced us to face our affective relationship with the environment from a Biocentric perspective, rather than an anthropocentric perspective. The Biocentric perspective encourages us to reflect on the meaning of values of our social integration and emphasizes the importance of a sustainable affective interaction with nature. To improve human capacity of coping with crises like COVID-19 in the future, it would be important that we develop biocentric education and reinforce lifestyles that promote sustainability
This Research Topic aims to explore post-pandemic Biocentric perspectives and strategies (e.g. Body-Mind-Interventions, Biodanza, Ethical ecological strategies), to support health prevention interventions with sustainable and ethical community values. Specifically, this article collection focuses on a biocentric approach towards human-nature co-habitation, and the complex connection between humans, their ethical activities, and environmental sustainability. This Research Topic encourages interdisciplinary submissions focusing on strategies in the workplace, family environment, or individual outcome strategies, which offer a further understanding of biocentric developmental theories.
We encourage submissions from a variety of perspectives and disciplines including, but not limited to, the following areas of research:
• Biocentric approach to stress and coping mechanisms post-COVID, (e.g. Body-Mind-Interventions, Biodanza, Biocentric Health Management in working, nursing, social and educational fields);
• Biocentric After Care strategies for Disaster Management;
• Perspectives on the change of attitude towards environmental issue after COVID;
• Biocentric development of sustainable ethical values due to COVID-19;
• Personal biocentric maturation following COVID.
Keywords: biocentric, COVID-19, strategy, anthropocentric, hierachy, Biodanza, Biocentric Health Management
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