🌟 Rhythmicity is a group effort.
Stabilizing circadian rhythms requires creating a circadian environment. When someone asks for your help with this, your first task may surprise you.
Before diving into the details of the lifestyle, you may need to teach negotiation skills. This is because a person's success depends on acceptance from their inner circle. Consider the following scenarios:
someone with a spouse who falls asleep in front of "the game" or "the news" every night
someone with significant investment in a career that requires nightshift
someone with a disability whose caregiver knows nothing about circadian living
To get leeway for a new lifestyle, each of these people is going to have to negotiate. The same is true for anyone in a broader social circle who wants to change their behavior. In general, people prefer it when everyone fulfills the same social roles over time. We like predictability. So when an individual starts to change, they often face pressure to go back to how they were.
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