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What To Do When Your Bored | 125 [EPIC] Things To Do

November 24, 2019
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125 Ideas for when you are bored

Don’t know what to do when your bored? Honestly, we all get plagued with boredom at some point. It can be easy to get bored especially when we get stuck in our everyday routine. What I love about life is that we have a choice to make a change. We have the opportunity to do something different.

Boredom is a wasted emotion. There is always something you can do to preoccupy your time. In fact, there are 125 things for you to do listed below that give you ideas on what to do when you are bored.

What To Do When Your Bored at Home

Women sitting on bed bored at home
  1. Eat a dessert like ice cream or cake.
  2. Take a nap.
  3. Reorganize your room. I follow the Kon Mari method.
  4. Find a recipe online and cook a meal with the ingredients you have at home.
  5. Watch Netflix.
  6. Organize outfits for the upcoming week.
  7. Do your makeup.
  8. Clean your makeup brushes
  9. Do your hair.
  10. Get dressed up for no reason.
  11. Get dressed up for no reason
  12. Write in a journal.
  13. Find a workout to do
  14. If you are in school go over class notes because you’re probably going to have a test or a quiz on the material in the near future.
  15. Do Bible study.
  16. Read a book.
  17. Let your inner dance goddess come out by trying to do a sexy dance routine.
  18. Connect with others on Instagram
  19. Do a manicure and pedicure.
  20. Get rid of things you no longer need.
  21. Talk to yourself by saying affirmations.
  22. Read a poem.
  23. Do a stretching routine.
  24. Sing out loud to your favorite Rihanna song or your favorite artist but I love Rihanna.
  25. Brush your teeth because it’s good to brush at 2-3 times a day.

What to do when your bored at home alone

Women sitting at kitchen table bored while eating alone
  1. If you have a dog go take it for a walk.
  2. Listen to a podcast.
  3. Listen to an audiobook. I use Scribd. It is like Netflix for books. You can get two months free.
  4. Clean your environment by doing laundry, washing dishes, vacuuming, and cleaning your bathroom. Get motivated by putting on a clean with me video.
  5. Take a bubble bath.
  6. Do a face mask.
  7. Listen to Spotify or Pandora.
  8. Prepare a healthy snack. It’s proven that we eat drunk out of boredom
  9. Practice a skill you always wanted to learn through YouTube.
  10. Learn a new language through apps like Duolingo.
  11. Redecorate your room.
  12. Take your car for a car wash.
  13. Play a PC game you haven’t played in a while. I enjoyed playing The Sims growing up.
  14. Write a letter to yourself to read 5 to 10 years from now.
  15. Pretend you have a ton of money and put things in your online shopping cart that you would buy if you could spend it.
  16. Color with an app on your phone.
  17. Write a letter to someone you love.
  18. Organize your phone by deleting apps you no longer use.
  19. Binge-watch TV shows you have been meaning to watch for a long time.
  20. Sit outside.
  21. Write a short story about anything.
  22. Create a scrapbook.
  23. Call your grandparents.
  24. Write out your long term and short term goals for the year. Where would you like to be a year from now?
  25. Take selfies on your phone.

What To Do When Your Bored on The Internet

Young girl sitting on bed bored on the internet.
  1. Plan a future road trip.
  2. Plan your next vacation.
  3. Bring back your childhood memories by watching a show on Disney plus.
  4. Research and create a bucket list.
  5. Find an internet side hustle.
  6. Play games on your phone.
  7. Chat with an old friend on Facebook.
  8. Online shop at your favorite stores.
  9. Create an online vision board on Pinterest
  10. Take a quiz.
  11. Take a free online course. Skillshare is free for the first two months.
  12. Take a free college class through Coursera.
  13. Watch a TED talk.
  14. Read a story through Wattpad.
  15. Watch YouTube.
  16. Go through inbox and opened unanswered emails.
  17. Unsubscribe from newsletters you no longer want to hear from.
  18. Find a story on how to do at home crafts.
  19. Send a message to someone you follow online like a YouTuber or Instagram influencer.
  20. Find a free workout program. I follow Blogilates on YouTube. She comes out with a free workout calendar each month.
  21. FaceTime a friend.
  22. Support small businesses by shopping on Etsy.
  23. Make money by taking online surveys.
  24. Start your own blog or YouTube channel. Trust me you will have plenty to do.
  25. Watch a sermon from your favorite preacher or watch in uplifting speech.

What To Do When Your Bored With a Friend

Two friends bored while together.
  1. Play cards.
  2. Go to the pool.
  3. Go to a coffee shop.
  4. Plan a future trip with them.
  5. Take photos of each other for social media.
  6. Go to a tourist spot in your city.
  7. Watch funny videos together on YouTube.
  8. Go fishing.
  9. Take a walk in the park.
  10. Go to the amusement park if there is one in your area.
  11. Take a trip to the beach if you live on the coast.
  12. Get in your car and drive without a destination.
  13. Baked a cake together.
  14. Go into the city and rent bikes.
  15. Prepare lunch, grab wine, and have a picnic in the park. Of course, take a Lyft (get free $5 credit) to be safe.
  16. Go to your local zoo.
  17. Watch Hulu together.
  18. Get dressed up and go to a local club.
  19. Go to your favorite restaurants during happy hour where there is half off of your favorite meals.
  20. Go thrift shopping.
  21. Create a YouTube channel with them.
  22. Have a study session together if you’re in school.
  23. Cook a meal and have dinner together.
  24. Hit up your mutual friends and host a kickback
  25. Sign up for a class together.

What To Do When Your Bored at Night

Young women sitting on windowsill at night
  1. Make a vision board.
  2. Write out your goals for the month.
  3. Scroll through Tumblr.
  4. Listen to relaxing instrumental music.
  5. Have a game night. I play UNO through an app on my phone with my friends. However, you can also pull out the old school games like monopoly or the game of life.
  6. Call a family member you haven’t talked to in a while.
  7. Workout at the gym.
  8. Learn something you always wanted to be good at.
  9. Just sit and daydream.
  10. Invite some friends over and have a girls’ night in.
  11. Go to a concert.
  12. Hit up the movies.
  13. Visiting nighttime attraction in your area.
  14. Go to a comedy show.
  15. Go to a casino.
  16. Get tickets to a musical.
  17. Go to an all-you-can-eat buffet.
  18. Take yourself out on a date by getting dressed up and going to a restaurant.
  19. Have a bonfire.
  20. Prepare meals for the next day.
  21. Plan your to-do list for the rest of the week.
  22. Read the news.
  23. Online date through dating apps.
  24. Write a letter to your favorite Disney character. (Walt Disney World Communications PO Box 10040 Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830-0040)
  25. Create a financial budget and plan your future.

The Choice is Yours

As you can see it shouldn’t be hard to keep busy. There are many things that can keep you busy by being productive with your time. However, there are tons of ways you can have fun. Let your inner child come out. You don’t always have to be serious. It’s okay to cut loose with your friends or by yourself. That is where the fun lies. Stop being bored and find something on this list to do.

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