Inner Lives: Why Boredom Leads to Creativity, with Manoush Zomorodi
The first episode of our four-part mini-series, Inner Lives, is live.
In an era when we're seemingly busier than ever, we're inundated with content, we're performing on social media, how do people maintain their inner lives? There are plenty of columns out there dealing with how to manage emails, commutes, and chores, and relationships with colleagues, friends, and family members—and we love reading them. But, as we do so, we find ourselves thinking: What about our relationships with ourselves?
Today, Manoush Zomorodi, host of the Note to Self podcast and the author of Bored and Brilliant, makes the case for rethinking our digital habits and being more purposeful about putting boredom into our lives. "It occurred to me that I was never bored anymore since I had gotten an iPhone," she says. "It made me wonder if these very human states, if we got rid of them, what would be missing?"
#31 Why Boredom Leads to Creativity, with Manoush Zomorodi by The Lonely Hour