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6 Interesting Facts about Adults, Kids and Boredom

A PRIME Insurance Summer Read

Summertime and activity seem a wonderful pair, yet with school out, it’s often that parents hear that inevitable cry, “Mom, Dad, I’m so bored!”

In reality, being bored is a painful human reaction to a lack of appropriate stimulation. Below you will find some intriguing points about the subject – facts that no will want to claim are… boring.  

Did you know?

  • The Bible tells us that humans were created in the image of G-d with an innate need to build, innovate and produce: accordingly, the absence of productivity makes us feel unsatisfied and bored.
  • Behavioral problems among children can often be linked to a feeling of boredom.

  • Research indicates that being bored can lead to agitation and depression.


  • Bored teens are most prone to alcohol, drug and smoking addictions.

  • Bored people are inclined to poor health habits, contributing to high blood pressure and cholesterol, obesity, heart disease, gastrointestinal complications and cancer.

  • Retirement age adults who remain at a job, volunteer or are involved in social and physical activity are less bored and happier than their counterparts.

There you have it: the facts are laid out. Now, go ahead. Contribute, create - and enjoy life to the fullest!


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Summary: Bored? Not with these fun facts about the topic compiled by the insurance guys!


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