I Don’t Want No Bad News – but I am Curious about This News: Our Polarized Reactions to Negative Feedback
I suggest that there is often a polarity operating when we are faced with the prospect of receiving negative feedback
There is the need for our body to adjust to a time zone change. Even the one-hour shift from standard to daylight savings time can produce sleep-related problems.
We observe an important shift from the social/political system in our third assumptive world to the medical system in the fourth world.
Advocates for mindfulness suggest that this practice plays a vital role in helping us prepare for sleep by creating directed and focused attention on the present experience—which, in turn, yields direct and indirect health and sleep benefits.
Stress-reduction is a no-nonsense pathway. It is specifically intended to help people get and stay healthy—and one of the major areas in which stress-reduction might be most helpful is in helping us fall asleep and stay asleep.
This first component one pathway is clearly much more than an easily overlooked trail or side road—it is a freeway leading to sleep.
This is probably the most important of the four components. However, all (or most) of the pathways associated with this …
Could the pathology be traced to the social structure or could the pathology be just a convenient social construction used by a specific society to discourage or thwart the display of certain behaviors?