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72 Things That You Can Do When You're Bored


We have all come across that particular moment in our lives, when you are just bored, and really don’t know what to do. It has happened to me, to all my friends and family, and I am sure you also must have faced this problem at some point in your life. I thought why not make a master list of all the things you can do when you find yourself in a position when you have nothing to do.


Here are a few activities that you can do when you are bored.

  1. Go explore a new place in your city
  2. Select a place on the world map and explore their cuisine and culture
  3. Listen to a podcast
  4. Surprise your family/ friends with a handmade gift
  5. Write a Poem
  6. Start a family tree
  7. Learn to solve a rubix cube
  8. Start a collection, it could be anything ranging from Mugs to coins
  9. Do the dishes
  10. Go to a karaoke bar with your friends
  11. Donate your blood
  12. Take out your phone and do a photoshoot with your dog/ cat
  13. Catch up with the world news
  14. Learn a computer language
  15. Upcycle your clothes or accessories
  16. Plan your outfits for the week
  17. Make a friendship bracelet for you and your friends
  18. Watch a movie
  19. Make a new dish from a new cuisine
  20. Learn a new skill
  21. Update your resume
  22. Find ways to make passive income
  23. Enroll for a new class
  24. Make a bucket list
  25. Make a painting
  26. Organize a room in your house or a small area of your house like the pantry or closet
  27. Make food in advance for other meals in the week
  28. Make a cocktail or a mocktail
  29. Do an exercise routine
  30. Call an old friend you have been wanting to call for a long time
  31. Restyle your house, or a part of your house
  32. Volunteer somewhere
  33. Start your own kitchen garden
  34. Read a book
  35. Do a crossword puzzle
  36. Make a craft project
  37. Try meditation
  38. Explore nature, go on a small trek
  39. Cycle around your neighborhood
  40. Try a new sport
  41. Organize your photos
  42. Organize your phone apps, get rid of unwanted files
  43. Clean or organize your emails
  44. Write reviews on items that you try or movies that you watch
  45. Fix items that have been long due, like a broken pipe or a broken switch
  46. Make goals for yourself, short term, medium term and long term
  47. Try barbeque at home
  48. Set up a camp
  49. Do a Sudoku puzzle
  50. Play a video game
  51. Work on grooming yourself
  52. Go for a long drive with your close friends or family
  53. Plan a theme party for a special occasion
  54. Try to learn a new language
  55. Make your own website
  56. Make your own blog
  57. Try baking
  58. Learn to play a music instrument
  59. Find out more ways to improve your personal finances
  60. Make new playlists
  61. Play a board game
  62. Do a dance routine
  63. Start journaling in your journal
  64. Watch a documentary on your favorite topics
  65. Join your local theatre
  66. Try cosplay with your friends
  67. Make a stop motion video with your phone
  68. Stitch a garment for yourself
  69. Make your own body wash
  70. Learn how to juggle
  71. Make a scrapbook for someone you love
  72. Learn photography hacks

Hope you try one of these activities when you are bored. Also, feel free to tell me what activities you enjoy doing when you are bored in the comments section.

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2020 PGupta0919

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