Boredom is an under appreciated emotion. Do you know that boredom is the second most suppressed emotion after anger? There are also 5 types of boredom. When was the last time you felt the discomfort of being bored and what did you do to combat that feeling? How do you feel when your children say that they are bored?
“I am never bored; to be bored is an insult to one’s self.”
― Jules Renard
Boredom can also be a force for good, becoming the spark that starts a creative process or leading to greater self-reflection.
About my guest
Hans Wilhelm is the author and illustrator of over 200 books for all ages – including some together with Byron Katie. His books have sold over 40 million copies and are translated into 30 languages. Many of his children’s books have become successful animated television series that are enjoyed by children all over the world.
As a noted speaker Hans has been inspiring audiences around the world with his spiritual and life-affirming concepts that he shares in many of his books. He has also created over 60 short YouTube videos in which he explores and visually explains the dynamic of the universal laws. This ‘back of a napkin’ approach has been so appealing that his YouTube channel has more than 75.000 subscribers. These videos are also available for free on www.LIFEexplained.com. Hans says, “My mission is to offer these nondenominational videos to inspire viewers to question and explore spirituality and their own relationship to the universe.”
Resources and links
- Hans Wilhelm’s web site
- TEDx talk
- Life Explained YouTube Chanel
- Life Explained website
- Follow Authentic Parenting on Instagram
- 5 Types of Boredom article
What Boredom Does to You, great read
- How Boredom Can Lead To Your Most Brilliant Ideas TED talk by Manoush Zomorodi
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