My husband and I often joke that we want to ‘do nothing’. In my childhood I probably would have referred to doing nothing as ‘being bored’. For whatever reason, boredom usually has been given a negative connotation. Now with the ability to entertain myself twenty four seven with a hand held phone I’m wondering if we should act so negative towards the act of boredom.
In fact, I find myself seeking out boredom more and more. Between work, home, my personal life, and motherhood I haven’t had many moments where I’m not worrying about what needs to be done next. I don’t have much time to get lost in my thoughts. I miss that.
Part of the problem is that I always feel this need to be ‘on task’. I feel like I should always be...
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