But yeah: change of scenery is good sometimes. I usually just get myself sucked into whatever project I’m on at the moment, and my projects usually force me to face the unfamiliar and tackle it.
They’re not usually important to anybody else on the planet, but they are to me. One little personal quest after another after another.
That way, I’m my own entertainment, rather than the people or places or situations around me. The other day it was this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YS1_j-ikLGw – and for me, technical challenges always keep me moving forward.