Only a few short decades ago, during the lost age of underparenting, grown-ups thought a certain amount of boredom
Vicki Leaver, from Perth, was worried about boredom
during last year's summer staycation.
From simple boredom
to raging grief, there are a lot of times when life just doesn't feel good.
'NO ONE IS BORED, EVERYTHING IS BORING': BOREDOM
AND THE ATTENTION ECONOMY OF TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY MEDIA
Specifically, the book explores one of the most pervasive consequences of being homeless: the abundance of free time and the scarcity of financial resources to help avoid a permanent state of boredom
in a consumerist society.
While Perry said boredom
was also beneficial for adults: 'As I get older, I appreciate reflection and boredom
Such gestures, Boredom
demonstrates, have persisted in helping people reorganize the terms of life's disenfranchising engagements or, at the very least, recognize societal limits on individual and collective agency.
Research examining workplace boredom
in service employees is critical because of the role these individuals play in building relationships with customers.
If existential boredom
were in fact an affliction of this sort, would it not be the sort of thing we would expect to hear artists and writers decrying and lamenting to anyone who would listen, while the rest of the world ignored them and focused all the more intently on its pursuit of material advantage?
I had almost no breath at all, and even less energy, but all I could think was, 'I am dying of boredom
here - literally dying."
Yet, in terms of parents' understanding that boredom
can be a useful catalyst to stimulate a child to take action on their own behalf, the poll found 21% strongly agreeing with the statement, "It is good to let children be bored now and then."
Breaking into peals of laughter, it said, he "added that we should send them gifts once in a while to help break their boredom