126: How to Make the Most of Boredom

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126: How to Make the Most of Boredom

Did you know that time has the ability to stretch and bend like taffy? Think about a time where you’ve felt rushed and 60 minutes seems to zoom by as you hurry to beat the clock. Now think of a time where you spent your day lying on the beach, soaking up the sun. Didn’t that same hour seem to linger? Today’s episode is all about how to make the most out of your time, how to savor the moment and make the most of boredom. I will share the 3 conditions that cause boredom and how you can start embracing boredom as a way to spark creativity.

Show Notes

What’s In This Episode:

  • How to fill your days with substance rather than passing the time
  • Taking advantage of the benefits of boredom
  • Learning to use boredom to spark creativity
  • Allowing space for our brain to play and explore
  • Embracing boredom rather than moving away from it

What To Do Next:

  • Embrace boredom. That’s right, be bored. Let your mind wander, unplug. Put your devices down, daydream. Let the boredom stir up some creative juices inside of you.
  • Watch my TonyaTV episode: 5 Tips to Make Time for Reading – the ideal solution when you’re feeling bored!  

Resources and Links


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Tonya Dalton
Tonya Dalton