It’s a fun vignette for testing your mindset. See if my latest post at www.thecogjameffect.com leads you to appreciate an ingrained cultural irony, or hits you more as a source of political angst. Only you decide which you will focus upon.
And if cogjam is indeed a disaster, how does identifying it as such help us cope with and overcome its effects?
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There is safety in numbers. But we also have that saying about following the lemmings over the cliff. Herd instinct gone awry is in part to blame for today’s socio-political divide, also known as cogjam.
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Because it’s a key ingredient for our own escape from cogjam.
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How we process information is different during stress and trauma. Our focus becomes narrower, so we can better zero in on whatever has caused us to go into “fight or flight” mode. We think less, and react more.
One outcome of this neurochemical state is rationalization. It can result in our life experience making us increasingly more foolish, rather than wiser. And when left untethered, it fuels cogjam–the socio-political stress causing us so many problems these days.
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What do an owl and a lizard have to do with cogjam stress? Check out my latest post at http://www.thecogjameffect.com.
You can’t make this stuff up. Currently trauma peeks in the door in ways we never imagined possible. Yet that’s what today’s socio-political atmosphere keeps bringing us: Stress. Frustration. Confusion. Interpersonal conflict. Social disruption. And yes, perhaps even trauma.
One source of it all, thankfully, seems to have lightened up a bit over the last year. Social media still regularly post unsocialized hostilities. But there are also plenty of users who have found paths away from promoting the negativity that has dragged so many of us down.
What if all of us worked to weaken social media’s role as weapon of mass destruction?
Let’s Take Our Social Media Back!
Suggestions appear on my new website, www.thecogjameffect.com. They are an excerpt from my upcoming book, “The Cogjam Effect — and the Path to Healing Divisive Community and Fractured Science.” Follow me there for the latest on how understanding and promoting use of the body-mind connection can help resolve consequences of today’s socio-political turmoil.