Where is I believe, Consciousness is Life’s Energy as I know it.
Therefore, as humans we have a unique ability to “conscious adaptation” versus our animal friends, aquatic animals, and even plants. I believe, there’s are an instinctive conscious adaptation.
Our ability to uniquely consciously adapt to the surroundings we present ourselves in is essential to our physiology in extending our Life.
In summary then, to survive is learning to adapt, to live well is to adapt to a lifestyle which promotes it! Enjoy!