Added: Nabeel Peek - Date: 27.12.2021 04:33 - Views: 43646 - Clicks: 9250
Boredom can strike anywhere: on a long car trip, during a seemingly endless work meeting, or even on a weekend morning when we have nothing planned. Personally, I think we have a lot left to learn about boredom, both in our attitude towards it and what it can bring to our lives.
I consider myself an active person. I may not be a workaholic, but I like to keep my schedule full.
On the rare instances when boredom does creep in, I feel like I did something wrong to get there. Boredom creates a gap in my day, an opening for negative thoughts and obsessive worries to crawl into. At one point, the tiniest twinge of boredom I felt was followed by a wave of panic. While not everyone has a crippling fear of being bored, many of us feel guilty for it. After all, we live in an exciting, stimulating world. How dare we be bored when we have so many things to do, and so many resources at hand?
We guilt-trip ourselves for feeling bored because we think that boredom comes from a place of privilege. These feelings are justified — to a degree. Being bored often feels like a huge waste of time, but it can actually help you get things done. Studies have shown that boredom le to more creativity and better problem-solving skills.
Above all else, try to resist the urge to seek stimulation. But next time you find yourself agonizing over a work project or an essay to write, consider boredom as an option: you just might get some unexpected. When we get stuck in a rut, boredom pushes us out of our comfort zone. I remember feeling lonely and bored on my first weekend in college: I agreed to get brunch with two other freshmen because hey, what the hell.
If I had never been bored, my life would probably have always stayed the same. And boy, does that sound boring. Being bored has never been, and never will be a pleasant feeling. But it is an integral part of the spectrum of human emotions, for better and for worse. Book a free vent session today. Fear of boredom I consider myself an active person.
Boredom is a privilege We guilt-trip ourselves for feeling bored because we think that boredom comes from a place of privilege.
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