Does occupying oneself work as a therapy?
An idle mind is said to be a devil's workshop. It can bring in a lot of negativity in your life. So, do you think that keeping yourself busy, mentally and physically, can help in warding off such negativity? Can keeping yourself occupied or engaging yourself to ward off that feeling of vacuum act as therapy? Share your views and experiences here.
Many people complain of boredom while others are busy in searching for a good company to share their ideas and pass their time gregariously. Some are busy in their occupation and do not have time for unnecessary indulgences. In essence, occupation is the key to kill the boredom. It is said that the unoccupied mind is the main problem and generates many psychological complications in people. So psychiatrists or psychologists will always advise such an ailing person to divert his attention to hobbies or some constructive and positive engagements.
It appears that keeping oneself occupied acts like therapy and the person comes out of his boredom and loneliness or any state which is manifested by these negative attributes in life.
Have you, anytime in your life, felt that occupying yourself has worked like therapy and has restored your normal life? Please share your experiences or views on this matter.