Why Being Bored Isn’t So Bad

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Today, put the book away and use your commute time to daydream.

Stuck at home with nothing to do? Don’t despair — studies show that a little bit of boredom every once in a while can actually inspire creativity, rev up imagination, and lead to new ideas. It turns out that giving our brains room to breathe (and count ceiling tiles) can be beneficial.

Power Down

Why “unplugging” is good for mental health.     

Say “Om”: 

Looking for a Zen boost? Try meditating — it might make us smarter.
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