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  • J: bored is better

    20 23.26%
  • J: stressed is better

    12 13.95%
  • P: bored is better

    35 40.70%
  • P: stressed is better

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    Default Would you rather be stressed or bored?

    Would you rather be stressed or bored?

    I'm curious if this is a J/P thing. So that's the question, say for a whole week at work, school, whatever, which would you deal better with, being stressed or bored?

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    Definitely bored.
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    Stressed. Boredom is too close to depression. Not sure what the relationship is, but they seem to coincide.
    Stress often kicks my functionality into high gear, which tends to make me happy. Too much, however, is counterproductive.
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    Bored!

    ...but being bored for long could lead to being stressed, so I'd have to change the bored condition soon.

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    definitely bored, I can't stand being stressed for that long.
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    Definitely stressed. I have a love/hate relationship with it, and I get most shit done when I'm stressed, and the adrenaline and dopamine and such that it brings on feels good.

    At first, being bored sounds easier, but now that I think about it I've done at lot of things, that ended up getting me stressed, in order to avoid boredom.

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    I love being bored, I get to think a lot. I really hate being stressed, though... Hate is not too strong a word for it...

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    Quote Originally Posted by YourLocalJesus View Post
    I love being bored, I get to think a lot. I really hate being stressed, though... Hate is not too strong a word for it...
    What he said.
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    Out of the two I really don't appreciate anxiety; however, if there was a logical reason behind the stress I would rather be stressed. Actually, boredom gives me anxiety, so definitely stress. Gah, it all boils down to anxiety, anyway.

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    I'd rather be bored.
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