The Benefits of Boredom: How Zoning Out Helps You Zero In

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The Benefits of Boredom: How Zoning Out Helps You Zero In

Being bored is often associated with doing nothing or being completely unproductive. And while it might feel that way sometimes, boredom's reputation isn't entirely warranted. Surprisingly, there are several helpful benefits of boredom, and zoning out can actually help you become your most productive self.

It might sound counterintuitive. After all, how can feeling disinterested or doing nothing actually accomplish something? To find out, learn more about why you actually should be bored from time to time and what to do to make the most out of your boredom. It may seem silly, but trust us; there’s actual science behind these claims. Boredom is an art — when you do it the right way.