The topic of boredom is timely with the school holidays just started or fast approaching. If you have children in your house, or remember yourself as one, I’m sure the musical whine ‘I’m bored’ is not a foreign sound.  Even if you’re tempted to help them overcome their boredom, it’s best to let them work through it. Granted, the process of ‘working through it’ isn’t as easy as it sounds - for them or you. However, the benefits of doing so are what I’ll cover here.


You are creative. You are curious. You have to use your creativity to solve problems. You have to use your curiosity to lean into new ideas and concepts.


I have to admit I never really understood the saying ‘fake it until you make it’. I mean really understood it. Or appreciated it. For some reason it always needled me. "How could being a fraud be a good thing?" I asked while scratching my head and raising an eyebrow. Except today, as I finally figured it out. 


Seriously you don't. However you might want one. The difference is more than a word play. 


Recently a PR agency called for contributors to a work life balance piece they wanted to pitch to media outlets. It's a common enough theme so I don't imagine the agency had any trouble finding contributors. However, 


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