How To Banish Boredom

Last Updated on July 7, 2017 by Marie Bulatao

 If you’re often bored, maybe what’s going on (or not going on) around you isn’t to blame.  In a study, inquisitive people found something that most people consider boring – making 45 minutes of small talk with someone they’d just met – to be a positive, meaningful experience.  Less-inquisitive people, on the other hand, didn’t enjoy the conversation and were less likely to feel a connection with the stranger.

To cultivate courtesy and prevent boredom, step outside your comfort zone to seek out and try new things.

Here are a few tips:

Expect to be nervous. “Anything novel involves some anxiety and challenge.

Follow your passion.  Were you singing and dancing in the theater parking lot after you saw a musical?  Take a jazz or hip-hop dance lesson and check out some awesome stuff at

Focus on fun, not perfection.  You’ll enjoy a fiction writing workshop more if you’re not pressuring yourself to be the next best selling author.

Buddy up.  Not brave enough to take on a class by yourself?  Recruit a friend to go with you.

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