It seems that the constant attention to our smartphones has pretty much eradicated our daily downtime. And that's bad, because as it turns out, boredom can be a good thing.
When we're bored, our minds tend to wander. We hit the pause button on life and ponder things both meaningful and trivial. This act of doing nothing stimulates our minds on a higher level than the social connections we make on our phones, which seem to engage from all angles but in reality, we're really not doing much thinking.
... So, what do you think? Read more at Fast Company.
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