Boredom, by Josefa Ros
Boredom: sickness or symptom?
Boredom is an extremely uncomfortable, annoying, even painful feeling, that we normally try to escape from. Why?
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?
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.
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.
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?