The Value of Boredom

Learn to enjoy boredom and monotony. When you feel bored, it means that it is a really good time and everything is in good condition. This is the most valuable time for you. Most people are unpleasant when things are boring, because they do not know the value of boredom and monotony. Monotony to them is too simple, and they cannot stand it. Those things you consider boring and monotonous can help you come back to yourself instead of pulling you away. By accepting them, you can nurture yourself.

Reference:
Entering the Tao: Master Ni’s Teachings on Self-cultivation
by Hua-Ching Ni
ISBN 9781570621611

2 Replies to “The Value of Boredom”

  1. Hear! Hear!

    I want to try to stay in boredom next time I feel restless and see what that brings.

    How do you know :

    If you’re simply too bored and should start finding some activities
    or
    should stay in boredom because that would bring you something good?

    Looooooooooooooove your Kristina

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