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Have social media, smartphones and digital technology robbed us of the benefits of boredom? In this video, Taha explores if there is a hidden value to boredom by, well… being very bored. Turns out, he was thinking about boredom all wrong and learns that there are many types of boredom, some of which, we may not recognise as boredom. So what’s the answer? Should we quit social media? Do you think you need to be more attentive to when we are just scrolling? Let me know what you think down below!
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Produced by Taha Khan
Video Editing by Taha Khan
Motion Design by Sabrina Cruz
Sound Design by Taha Khan
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Boredom: A Lively History by Peter Toohey
Flow: The Psychology of Happiness by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
00:00 – taha confesses he is an ipad baby
01:22 – epic boredom montage
02:02 – taha has a breakdown
02:30 – back to the drawing board
03:27 – ad read: thank u morning brew 🙂
04:29 – taha chats to a boredom expert
09:41 – uh oh, there is nuance
12:34 – thank u for watching,, patreon & newsletter!
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Visiting the dentist is actually pretty,,, boring once you know the drill.
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