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Four Unexpected Reasons Why Boredom Is Good For You

Embrace the discomfort of your own thoughts to improve your life

A picture of a young man looking bored
Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels

In a 2014 study, participants were left alone in a room with nothing but a tiny red button. They could either let their minds wander for a few minutes or press the button that would send an electric shock into their bodies.

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