Ideas Sleeping Patterns

Ideas are like bees in the head. Do bees sleep? Similarly, do ideas sleep? We keep saying sleep on your idea, but can we truly do that.
For a long time people believed bees don't sleep. Recent researches proved this to be untrue. Two major factors determine the pattern of sleep in bees. These are: age and type of work they do. Young bees are in charge of cleaning the cell and nursing. These jobs aren't physically demanding. Β The work shapes up the sleeping habit. Young bees sleep in quick naps. The job requirements change unpredictably. Who knows when larvae would need help at pre-defined times?

This brings the idea that ideas require continuous catering and when we have a fresh ideas we can't sleep on them for long times. These larvae-like ideas need attention at unexpected times and we may afford only quick snaps if we wish to give due attention to them. Can a mother afford more than quick naps when she has a newly born baby?

As the bees grow older they become workers. The workers have to forage outside the hive. They labor and therefore their sleeping patterns change to one with a rhythm. They need to relax. If not, they shall get stressed.

Old ideas are the same. They do the hard work
. They need to have their rhythm of sleep. They are like old worker bees if stressed they lose their communication ability such ability to dance meaningfully. This means failing to tell other bees where the pollen is or where a new hive location is. The same with ideas if we tire them and don't let them sleep they lose their communication skills and don't find where interested parties are. If an idea buzzes in your mind then treat it as a young bee till it grows older and then to serve other jobs.

Β BeBee is a new idea and it needs to do cleaning work- removing unnecessary issues. The beBee Team can only afford short naps. Hopefully the idea shall grow and then the beBee Team shall be able to have a stable sleeping pattern. One thing for sure is the Team shall not need an alarm clock to wake up. The buzz shall do it.

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Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

With all honest Sara Sara Jacobovici it is worthy to write a buzz if it gets a comment from you. Splendid comment, as always, and your expansion and clarification are an integral extension of the post. Looking forward to reading your forthcoming buzz with anticipation

Sara Jacobovici

Sara Jacobovici

5 years ago #4

What an amazing concept Ali Anani; the rhythm of ideas. You write about the bees that, "their sleeping patterns change to one with a rhythm" and if the bees are "stressed they lose their communication ability such ability to dance meaningfully." We, too, have our rhythms that organize us and help the flow of communication take place properly under the right conditions; we have our Circadian Rhythm for one: "Often referred to as the "body clock", the circadian rhythm is a cycle that tells our bodies when to sleep, rise, eat--regulating many physiological processes. This internal body clock is affected by environmental cues, like sunlight and temperature." This system, too, if stressed will actually influence our ability to communicate, internally and externally. So of course it makes sense that our communication, verbal, non-verbal, thoughts and ideas, all have rhythms (as seen on display in EEGs) but I find that your buzz has expanded this notion. Yet again, synchronicity is at hand; I am writing my draft of my second post in my time series and I refer to how rhythm is an organizer of our experience of time. I look forward to referencing your buzz in my post. Thanks again Ali.

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

Tausif Mundrawala- I shall do even though I feel I am publishing almost daily. Today I published two. I have at least 10 more ideas and once I publish the book I shall dedicate the first copy to you.

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

Tausif Mundrawala Yes, I plan to compile these posts in an integral e-book to distribute freely. Comments like this supportive one encourage me to so. Thank you

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

Nature does it and it works. The idea is accredited to nature dear Anees Zaidi. Thank you for your sharing and very kind words

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