12 tips to eliminate boredom Originally from Scott H. Young.
Figure out what you really want to do Boredom often masks a problem where you want to do a particular activity but something is preventing you. This could happen when you want to watch your favorite television show, but the cable is out. When this happens, the first step to killing boredom is to simply recognize the activity that you truly want to be doing.
When interviewing, it's important to create a “narrative” that describes you in the best light. This allows your future colleagues to imagine you in their workplace, as well as creating a sense of trust and confidence.
One good technique for compelling interview narratives is the Challenge Action Result.
Challenge Context setting: talk about the role, the company, and what the challenge was. Include why solving the challenge was something meaningful to do!
Where do you want to be (and why) One month, six months, a year, five years…
Skills needed Do you need certain skills to get a particular job or career? Are you planning on living abroad? Have you been told you lack certain skills?
Standard to achieve, and how it differs from your current standard For each skill you wish to develop … what level of expertise, aptitude or fluency do you actually need?
Meditation is the name given to several different practices which aim to bring about a non-typical (and beneficial) mental state. Different forms have been documented by practitioners and teachers throughout history, and several religions promote their forms of meditation (or prayer) as transformative, leading to enlightenment or gnosis.
All forms seem to share certain characteristics:
Object of focus — whether a physical sensation (such as is created by the act of breathing), a word or image, or a positive emotion, meditation generals asks the practitioner to “notice”, and continue noticing, a particular object of focus.