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Repetition is boring

I don’t know about you, but there’s almost nothing in my life that I don’t get bored of. I need changes, repetition is boring as hell. Sometimes I believe I don’t have any real hobbies because doing the same thing over and over gets boring.

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It is interesting that even the most loved and favorite things in my life get boring if I do them repetitively. My favorite lunch gets boring if I eat it every often. I don’t mind eating the same thing two days in a raw, but if I eat the same thing every week after several times it gets boring and I can’t eat it anymore.

I love reading, but not the same subject. Sometimes I read romantic novel, some other time science fiction, and another time professional books. And still time to time I need to stop reading at all. I love writing but not all the time. The only thing I keep doing repetitively is listening to music, but I have no preferred artist, music type and/or song – because even the music type needs to change.

I envy my husband who sticks to what he loves. He has his preferred sport, music type, lunch and he never gets bored of them even if he does the same thing over and over again every single day. I envy him because he talks with passion for the things he loves, whereas I have no passion at all – or only at that particular moment. I don’t know about you, but that’s how I’m build and yet I don’t like it – because sometimes I find myself bored to death.

The only thing I never get bored of is my family. Spending time with my husband and children never gets boring – contrary due to long working hours and dynamic life I find it difficult to really spend and enjoy time with them. My husband keeps teasing me all the time regarding this one. He says he won’t be surprised if one day I’ll go and tell him I got bored of him, and that he is in fact surprised I never did it till now. But I don’t think I will ever do that – because I love him differently.

Nevertheless, living like me (getting bored easily) it’s not fun, and I would really like to change that part but no studies every helped me. I guess I have to continue being creative and keep myself constantly busy with new things

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Boredom is good – studies claim, but is it really?

I hate it when people say ‘I never get bored’.  I work hard to make situations as interesting for myself as I can, because if I can’t it feels like my brain can’t breathe or move.

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I’m type of person who gets easily bored. I have many hobbies, but no one of them is my passion, or better say none of my hobbies is strong enough to keep me interested forever.

I LOVE reading – I tend to read min 3 books a month, but after two of three months of this intensity I get one or two months off. No matter how much I try to read, nothing seems to keep my attention and interest. I love reading, but I don’t have a favorite gender.. sometimes I read romance, sometimes business, other times I read science-fiction, mystery and some other times politics.

I love listening to music, but I don’t have an idol. Yes I love Beyonce for her powerful voice and appearance, her persistence and love towards her family, but even she’s not so idealistic to not see her flaws. Just like I don’t have a favorite gender for books, I feel the same about music. Sometimes I love slow music, sometimes R&B and some other times hip-hop or rock. (this usually depends though in my mood)

Sometimes I think I’m very complicated person, but then I see there are other people like me. I read many theories that getting easily bored in fact is good. ‘Boredom inspires people to seek out way of being altruistic, empathetic and engage in prosocial tasks’ – of the studies says, however  it’s not that easy. I watch my husband and his hobbies, one of them being movies. He knows all artists (he even knows their biographies, or at least something about them), he knows producers, he has his favorite gender, his favorite actor, and such. And I envy him.. I really do.

Unfortunately my girl is like me in this point. She’s only three, but she doesn’t have a favorite toy, a favorite song, or favorite cartoon character (it is easy for me though to choose her birthday theme ;p), and it’s not easy to deal with her. We have to be all the time creative, and engage her in different activities so she doesn’t get bored, and it is time and energy consuming. It’s not easy at all, trust me! But I’m happy for her, at least she doesn’t settle for something that doesn’t interest her. She’s a real fighter and it is because of the boredom she learned to fight for her wishes. In order to her to keep herself interested she’s being creative and I will support that. I will support her fight and will never tell her (like people told me ) how boring is to be bored easily, how scary and risky it is. No, you need to accept boredom as a unique skill of creative people and develop it.

Everyone is unique and special; and maybe out fight of boredom is our uniqueness and our road towards colorful future.