TAP 139 - Why You Should Embrace Boredom


In this episode I talk about why we should embrace boredom.  I discuss how today there are so many ways to be distracted that it's more important than ever to not be.  I also explain how embracing boredom is like embracing anxiety.


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In this particular episode you will learn:

- Why we constantly get distracted by novel stimuli

“The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.” Ellen Parr

- There are benefits from boredom in terms of creativity

- Consider that you may be bypassing feelings altogether

- When in your life are you actually 100% present?

- What does it mean to have a crutch person

- Why embracing boredom is like embracing anxiety