“Hello dear, when are you coming over? I’m dying of boredom here, I can’t just imagine how I’ve lost interest in everything, I no longer pay attention to even the games that interest and catch my fancy. I’m sick and tired of this environment, this place is just too boring for my liking…” These were my best friend’s words as she literally laments over the phone about her recent change of environment.
She had just moved from a lively and bubbling area to a cool and serene one, very distant from her family and loved ones. And she’s finding it really hard to cope and adapt withh this newly found life of hers.
My friend is someone who’s always up and doing, no dulling moment with her, she loves games;both indoor and outdoor games, likes gists;can spend almost all day gisting, provided she’s not engaged. And when she’s not doing any these, she would be at her balcony having a view of the world around her and enjoying the moment.
Oh my! What do I do? This must really be serious than I think, I mused to myself. Without wasting time, I changed my cloth and dashed out, off to her house…I’m not ready to lose anyone, no, not now, I thought to myself. As I got to her place, I met her lying on the bed looking dull and restless.,is this really my friend? I asked rhetorically. However, I was able to get her out of her seemingly depressed state, we gisted,played her favourite games and had a really nice time together. Then I told her that boredom can hold anyone captive(both the old and young,rich and poor,learned and illiterate, rural dwellers and urban dwellers) but it depends on you how you handle the situation, one can still get the best out of that state because,it is said that most of our creative feats are achieved in boredom.