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Drink water, b activ: Are you eating a balanced diet? Do you skip breakfast? Are you depressed? Drink (too) much caffeine? Getting adequate sleep? Had a checkup recently (don't want to miss iron deficiency or anemia, underactive thyroid, etc). Sometimes, drinking fluids can help clear the mind; get up and do something active. Sometimes, eating low fat, high protein food can be energizing, e.g. Yogurt. ...Read more
Do something else: You said it in your question. You are eating because you are bored. Only eat to live; don't live to eat. Find something else to do - socialize, hobbies, work, exercise, read, watch a movie, shop, something. That will keep you occupied and productive enough to not be concerned about eating. ...Read more
Not easy: If this was easy, we won't have obesity problem. It takes effort. Things that might help include; not having chips, ice-cream, candy, chocolates, etc around in house. Keep carrots, celery sticks etc to munch on. Stay busy, get out in the yard or go to gym etc. Keep a count of all your caloric intake on a daily basis - an absolute must. ...Read more
Do not TAKE:
Focus on doing things that you find gratifying. Become active in your community.
I'm sure you have a lot to give.
Pills ie "taking something" are never a long term solution. ...Read more
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Depression?: Boredom can either be a symptom of depression or sometimes attention deficit disorder with hyperactivity, but often leads to difficulties with depression. It certainly is not a good frame of mind to be in. It is interesting that it is a combined perception of internal and external reality. It can be the result of excessive understimulation or excessive overstimulation eg porn causing underarousal. ...Read more
Are you using the: Word crazy as a figure of speech? If you are bored- find things to do that you enjoy. If you honestly fear that you are going mad then please see your physician, a psychiatrist or a psychologist. ...Read more
I'm not able to concentrate in my studies...or pretty much anything and I'm often bored. Even awesome movies don't make me feel better...what do I do?
You might be: Depressed. We have a lot of good medicines, see your PCP ...Read more
From dr point what can I say to a person who dose not believe me, that a friend is snorting & doing drugs, I even have a cut straw & a small bored.?
Some people don't wa: Seeing is believing. Some people don't want to know the truth. The urine drug screen would confirm was going on WHY are you involved with the situation. Moses times best-selling involved with relatives or friends. Usually intervention are confronting individual the group is most effective ...Read more
Physical activity: Wow, many people have this problem. Try to sever the connection with being bored and eating. Find a better substitute, preferably something involving physical activity. Take a walk outside or on a treadmill, go to a park, shoot some hoops. If that fails, read a book or even turn on the television. ...Read more
Increase meaning: Hi Jennifer, boredom can be a symptom of depression or trigger for depression. I agree that an evaluation is the best place to start. If the problem is depression, therapy, and possibly meds, can be useful. In my opinion, boredom suggests that what you're doing lacks purpose. Consider increasing activities in your life that give you a sense of meaning. Hope this is helpful. Take care ...Read more
Boredom & lonliness: Fill your life with activities and people who provide a sense of meaning. ...Read more
Mix it up!: Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed if you desire to lose weight. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site can help you determine calories burned for over 100 activities: http://www. Prohealth. Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read more
Circuit train: Develop a circuit routine where you move from one station to another. A trainer can give you advice and direction. Keep track of the weights per station. See if you can progress. ...Read more
Here are a few tips: You need to have some goals in your life and work towards achieving them. This will motivate you to remain busy and engaged. So you must find work/job which gives you a sense of accomplishment. This will lead to good feelings about yourself. You should also devote time to help others. This will bring satisfaction and fulfillment. Exercise is a good way to pass time when you are bored... ...Read more
Mental retardation: The secret is to find out what interests you most and develop those subjects or interests, best way to avoid being bored. ...Read more
How to not get bored at work place especially since superficial conversation with coworkers gets tiring?
Counseling: Boredom may be a signal it's time to consider moving on. Begin thinking of where you'd prefer to be, use your imagination, and picture where you might be more challenged in a work setting. It might help to talk to someone objective like a career counselor or therapist depending on how unhappy you are. Counseling even short-term may help you out of a "bored at work" rut. Hope this helps. ...Read more
I feel weird like I'm really bored and there's not really anything worth doing. I feel like I hate life. Help?
VERY SERIOUS: Please see a physician asap. Personality changes like that are not to be ignored. ...Read more
Shopping makes me feel good. It keeps me from being bored. I'm in debt, though. Where can I get help without being taken advantage of?
Debtors anonymous.: A 12 step program modeled on aa, great, supportive, informative and very low cost. ...Read more
When I'm bored and alone with my thoughts I begin to overthink everything & feel like I'm insane...is this normal? (I have anxiety too.)
You describe some worry and anxiety which some degree can be normal for anyone. If, however, it is affecting your life and functioning then you should consider some relaxation techniques and consider discussing with a doctor if it is really bothersome (or immediately if any thoughts of suicide).
Otherwise, some degree of mild boredom and anxiety at 18 can be normal and pass with time. ...Read more
I get headeches everyday for the last 1 week they last about 60% percent of the day. They olny tend to happen when I am bored or using computer?
I understand your discomfort.
Using computer for long period can cause tension headaches.
At age 21, boredom may be a symptom of lack of interest, and lack of pleasure due to stresses of relationships unresolved conflicts and feelings, stresses of school, work, and finances.
Alcohol use can make headache worse.
Please see your physician for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I'm socially awkward and being in public causes anxiety, I have no friends, and I feel bored all the time. Scared of being a shut in. What can I do?
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When I was kide I creat an imaginery world full with adventure and it contiue it is interest so when I feel bored I go to there is it normal or bad?
Kids' imagination: Lots of kids create imaginary worlds -- it's part of growing up. However, an important question: why are you bored now? Why are you not developing your life so that it's expressive of you -- allowing you to live in alignment with your purpose, and create real-life adventures now? It's not "bad" to escape into fantasy from time to time, but can some of that world infuse your everyday one? ...Read more
Social security disability for mental illness. Am bored&don't know what to do during the day. Would like to work again concerned about medical benefits?
AVVO. Com: You might pose this question for one of the lawyers to answer on avvo. Com. ...Read more
Anything in excess: Boredom can be cured easily with meaningful activities. Anyone who repeatedly engages in addictive things (alcohol use, substance use, eating, etc) can develop an addiction. Using a substance to cure the boredom is a very poor choice. Try filling up boredom with work, studies, volunteer activities, exercise, reading, social interaction and other healthy positive coping strategies. ...Read more
It sounds like you: Are depressed. The best thing to do is start seeing a therapist. If "talk" therapy helps relieve the depression, you may not need medication. However, if after several months your mood and motivation have not improved, consider getting a medication evaluation with a psychiatrist. ...Read more
Suggestion: Develop new skills and find a new job! ...Read more
You can't: There are no medications that will allow a man to ejaculate faster. On the opposite side of the spectrum, there are certain medications used to treat premature ejaculation. ...Read more