But what you're feeling isn't boredom, it's despair. And the key to defeating despair is to stop looking at the world the way it wants you to.
Making sense of my state of mind during this pandemic has been a good exercise in introspection.
I found my days suffused with a sort of nervous energy that I couldn’t get rid of. I assumed it was just boredom, but a little reflection revealed a more sinister force at play: despair.
It sounds more dramatic than it is, don’t worry. I unpack the distinction and my path through it in this quick piece on Medium.
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