Fighting boredom and disconnection
Has anyone else noticed that keeping busy does not necessarily prevent boredom and restlessness?
I've been trying to keep busy with a mix of reading, hobbies, cooking, baking cookies, stacking firewood, growing sprouts, and so on, plus my business. But I'm finding that even when I keep running from activity to activity, there is an underlying feeling of boredom and disconnection from everything around me.
Sometimes I look around me and think, "I could do A, B, C, or D next. But I don't really want to do any of them." Sometimes I'm engaged in an activity and still feeling bored and disengaged from it. It's like having acquired ADHD (attention deficit) as a side effect of the COVID constraints.
Thoughts? I'm wondering if this is an effect of not having enough "people contact" on a day-to-day basis.