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Inner Revolutionary Radio

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October 07th 2014:Are You Uncomfortable With Quiet? Why? And What Can We Do About It

The New York Times recently reported that people, men in particular, would prefer to give themselves an electric shock than to sit in silence and have nothing to do but think or feel. In 11 experiments involving more than 700 people, the majority of participants reported that they found it unpleasant to be alone in a room with their thoughts for just 6 to 15 minutes. So are you super-busy? Is ALL your activity really necessary – running here and there, texting while driving, multitasking, and so on – or do you manufacture stuff to do in order to distract yourself from yourself? It seems that m

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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2224/inner-revolutionary-radio 26/10/2017 03:00 26/10/2017 04:00 Inner Revolutionary Radio https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2224/inner-revolutionary-radio The New York Times recently reported that people, men in particular, would prefer to give themselves an electric shock than to sit in silence and have nothing to do but think or feel. In 11 experiments involving more than 700 people, the majority of participants reported that they found it unpleasant to be alone in a room with their thoughts for just 6 to 15 minutes. So are you super-busy? Is ALL your activity really necessary – running here and there, texting while driving, multitasking, and so on – or do you manufacture stuff to do in order to distract yourself from yourself? It seems that most of us can’t handle the anxiety and negative thoughts we encounter when we’re still. Yet studies suggest that quiet time helps us be better problem-solvers. And when we let ourselves feel our feelings, we can do something about them. So let’s take get more comfortable with ourselves. Tune in, call in and let’s talk about being quiet. Grin. And then join the post-show forum. See link on right. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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