The Biology Of Boredom

Boredom, like many human emotions, seems to have a biological function.

“I think that there will be others who I hope can take this as an opportunity to hit the reset button, perhaps, to really take a step back from the hurly-burly of life, all the business and say, ‘Ok, who am I? What matters to me, what’s really important, what are my passions, what are my interests?’

“It’s like physical pain.” “Physical pain tells us we’re in danger of hurting our body and tells us to stop doing what we’re doing or to make a change. And so it’s adaptive in that sense……………..

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