The benefits of boredom: Why feeling fed up could actually be a good thing


The benefits of boredom: Why feeling fed up could actually be a good thing

The benefits of boredom: Why feeling fed up could actually be a good thing

12:17 AM on 8th June 2011

Warning: In Boredom: A Lively History, Professor Peter Toohey, explains that the feeling of ennui is designed to protect us from negative situations

Mental warning: In Boredom: A Lively History, Professor Peter Toohey, explains that the feeling of ennui is actually designed to protect us

Boredom: A Lively History, by professor Peter Toohey Boredom: A Lively History, by professor Peter Toohey

Ennui: Professor Toohey”s book explains that boredom is akin to a mild feeling of disgust, brought on by temporarily unavoidable or predictable circumstances