Does Boredom Really Exist?

Is there such a thing as boredom, or is it an all-encompassing term for a variety of root causes like apathy, frustration, or depression?

Is this the look of boredom, or is it something else?

Eleven times every week I teach yoga and fitness classes in Los Angeles. Both formats feature varying levels of intensity, though the last few minutes in each are dedicated to shifting into parasympathetic mode to calm the flood of hormones and neurochemicals keeping students’ nervous systems prepared for action. No matter how challenged they are during class, this stretch of time proves to be the hardest for many.

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