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Why Science Says Boredom Is Good For The Brain

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A few years ago, journalist and podcaster Manoush Zomorodi hit a creative slump. After some reflection, she figured out why: Strange as it sounds, she wasn’t getting bored enough.

All the time she normally spent idling throughout the day was now filled with technology—namely, the distraction of her phone. She simply wasn’t getting the downtime she needed to be creative. Starting in 2015, Zomorodi decided to do some unplugging, and she invited listeners of her podcast, Note to Self, to go on the journey with her in a challenge she called “Bored and Brilliant”…………..