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When You Feel Bored for a Long Time, It Can Be a Sign of Depression

When someone says they’re bored, what do you say to them? That they should look for a new hobby? Visit a new place? Find something useful to do? You probably wouldn’t recommend that they talk to their doctor about depression. However, feeling bored, uninterested and low on motivation can be a sign of depression, particularly if it goes on for a long time. But how do you tell normal boredom and depression apart? Read on to find out. Boredom is not as simple as you think it is, it is…

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What to Do When Your Kid Says He’s Bored Again

“Muuuuum… Daaaaad… I’m BORED!” If this is a cry you dread hearing, then you’re in the right place. Children get bored easily and need lots of stimulation. It can feel really challenging to keep kids entertained, especially if you have other commitments. You might be tempted to simply sit them in front of the TV, but that won’t help in the long term. Your child can learn to entertain themselves, with a little help from you. Following the steps below will make your child much less likely to complain of…

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