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The Benefits Of Boredom

With a smartphone and WiFi, there’s really no need to ever be bored again. All that time we fill with stimulation, though, eats into the empty hours when creativity flourishes. Manoush Zomorodi – host of the podcast “Note to Self” – joins us to talk about the benefits of reserving time for our minds to wander. Her new book is called “Bored and Brilliant: How Spacing Out Can Unlock Your Most Productive and Creative Self” (St. Martin’s Press).