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Boredom, by Josefa Ros

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Boredom: sickness or symptom? 


Boredom is an extremely uncomfortable, annoying, even painful feeling, that we normally try to escape from. Why?
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1/4 What is boredom? 


It’s not easy to outline boredom, but Josefa Ros offers us a modern, practical definition. Is boredom the same experience for everyone?

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2/4 What are the consequences of boredom? 


As it is such a universal experience, we can deduce that boredom must have a purpose. What does it tell us? This could be a life or death question.

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3/4 What happens to boredom during old age? 


In a society with an increasing number of elderly people, many of them in residential care, how boredom is managed is a key factor in well-being.

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4/4 What can we do with boredom? 


It’s a fact: at some point, or often, we all get bored. Another fact: we don’t usually enjoy the experience. What alternatives do we have to alleviate this problem in life?

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