Monday, August 19, 2013

50 Things to do to Un Bore Yourself

Are you bored? Are you mindlessly browsing the internet? Are you in need of a distraction? Here are 50 things to do...so do something!

  1. Explore www.bored.com
  2. Write your Christmas cards now.
  3. Pick up 5 things in each room of your house and put them in their rightful place.
  4. Take a walk to somewhere you haven't been before.
  5. Look for blogs to read that pertain to your interests.
  6. Make a budget.
  7. Start a journal to record your thoughts and daily happenings.
  8. Talk to someone you haven't spoken to in awhile.
  9. Go to the library, grab a random book off the shelf, and read it.
  10. Pick up litter on the roads near your home.
  11. Ask a neighbor if they need any help.
  12. Rearrange the furniture in your house.
  13. Visit your favorite store to window shop.
  14. Take the practice driver's test online to see if you still have "it."
  15. Clean all of your appliances.
  16. Volunteer at your local thrift store, library, etc.
  17. Write someone a "thinking of you" card.
  18. Get rid of all your newspapers and catalogs.
  19. Look for things around your house that you aren't using and either sell or donate them.
  20. Write a meal plan for the week.
  21. Read the online reviews of local businesses to see what you are missing out on.
  22. Explore a local park.
  23. Read your local newspaper.
  24. Write a guest column for your local newspaper.
  25. Send an email to one of your favorite brands and tell them what you like about their product(s).
  26. Listen to music you listened to in high school.
  27. Bake bread from scratch.
  28. Wash your curtains.
  29. Write a letter to an overseas soldier.
  30. Find an email penpal.
  31. Dust every surface in your home.
  32. Grab two random objects in your bedroom and write a short story that includes both items.
  33. Gather flowers from outside to make your own bouquet to freshen up your kitchen.
  34. Take a short walk around your house and take pictures of anything that inspires you.
  35. Update your resume.
  36. Start a website or blog.
  37. Try out a new recipe.
  38. Throw a dinner party.
  39. Write out your 5 year plan.
  40. Go through old pictures to relive the memories.
  41. Draw something.
  42. Create a time capsule and stash it somewhere in your home.
  43. Offer to babysit for one of your friends or family members that never has time to go out alone.
  44. Go through all of your clothes and get rid of the ones you haven't worn in awhile.
  45. Learn to meditate.
  46. Play a game of cards.
  47. Take a nap.
  48. Try your hand at drawing; be it a pet, a portrait, or an object.
  49. Tackle a repair project in your home that you've been putting off.
  50. Wash all your windows inside and out.

What do you do when you find yourself bored? Feel free to leave a comment. Thank you for reading!

2 comments:

2justByou said...

I'm gonna show this list to my kiddos when they say they're bored!
~Kim
New GFC follower.
www.2justByou.com

Eyelah said...

The love list!! I've had been feeling really bored this week so I started reading more. I have a Kindle so I just went on Amazon and starting searching for interesting free books. I found a few and got to reading!

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