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Bored, Bored, Bored, and Overeating. Why do you keep turning to food?

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/cravings/202005/bored-bored-bored-and-overeating

Boredom can be a good thing or a bad thing, says Erin Westgate, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Florida, Gainesville. If boredom leads to daydreaming that sparks creative thinking, that could be a good thing. But if boredom causes you to indulge in dangerous behavior, like substance abuse or self-harm, the results are likely to be bad. This is also true with overeating out of boredom. 

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