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Things To Do When You Are Bored

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7 Things To Do When You Are Bored. Do you ever get bored? I do sometimes, even though I have work to get done. But all work and no play makes life dull and boring, doesn’t it?

I was sitting at my work table and wondering what should I blog about. I usually plan what I am going to post, but decided to write something different today.

7 Things To Do When You Are Bored

What Should I Do When I Get Bored?

There are actually loads of things to do when you feel bored but what I am sharing for today, are the 7 things that I usually do when I feel bored. Honestly, I wished I get bored more often because that is when I get to explore more and learn more new things.

7 Things To Do When You Are Having A Dull Day At Home

  1. Read A Book – I love to read, so whenever I start to feel bored, the first thing I do is to find a good book. I usually read books that are motivating and inspiring. However being a Libra, I do enjoy reading love story novels as well.
  2. Paper Crafting – Besides blogging, my passion is anything associated with paper crafts. I can sit at my crafting table for hours and yet still feel that I need more time to continue crafting. Trying out new craft ideas and making cards and paper craft gifts are what I like to do best. I always feel that the best thing to do when you are bored is to indulge your time enjoying your hobby.
  3. Entertain My Cats – I have 9 cats at home. They are all my fur babies. It is very hard to get bored with them being around. It’s even harder to focus on my work, especially with them trying their best to get my attention and to ‘paw’ into my routine.
  4. Prepare & Plan – Working from home full time, I always have to plan in advance to stay productive. Planning my to do list in advance and preparing all the stuff I need are usually what I do when I get bored. It seems to be that the longer hours I am bored, the more productive my week ahead turns out to be.
  5. Closer To Nature – I love the outdoors. I love to hear the sound of the birds chirping, admiring the beauty of the clouds and sky and feeling the cool breeze. It is just so calming. When I am bored at home, I always step outside into the garden. My mum loves gardening, so there is always something to do in the garden.
  6. Declutter – Some of my unexpected “boring’ times I spend at decluttering. There is always a space to declutter especially my craft work area. The other thing that badly needs decluttering is my mobile. I need to find time to clear my mailbox and my gallery which is sort of running out of space.
  7. Research – Being a blogger, I always in need of ideas for fresh blog posts. Researching for ideas is not only fun but very informative as well. I always get to learn new things when I am researching for ideas.
Things To Do When You Are Having A Dull Day

Out of the 7 Things To Do When You Are Bored, what do you like to do best? Or what other things that you usually do when you get bored while you are at home? Do share your views in the comment section below.

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23 Comments

  1. Joline says:

    I love reading so that’s my first go-to when boredom strikes. And if the weather is nice, a short walk or bike ride helps too.

    1. karenmonica says:

      I agree that a bike ride does help too.

  2. I love to read. I always have my kindle reader with me and that’s my go-to when I am bored or have downtime. As you mentioned, it’s nice to be outdoors so I will sometimes take my book out there with me.

    1. karenmonica says:

      Enjoying a great book outdoor is perfect when the weather is lovely.

  3. Neely Moldovan says:

    Reading is my favorite and I rarely have time for it. So when I do thats my go to!

    1. karenmonica says:

      I am sure you wished you had more bored times to indulge in a great book.

  4. Bree says:

    This is a great list! I usually read or declutter when I am bored, I find both satisfying and good for me so I enjoy those when I am bored!

    1. karenmonica says:

      I do find both of that very satisfying too 🙂

  5. Love your post! And yes there are plenty of constructive things to do when bored, absolutely.

    1. karenmonica says:

      Thank you Chad.

  6. Great idea, especially reading a book or getting closer to nature. Taking a short walk around the neighborhood can sprout new ideas!

    1. karenmonica says:

      Yes, that’s the magic of getting closer to nature and enjoying a great book 🙂

  7. This is a great list! Decluttering is my thing. I am always on it when I am nothing to do and I am tired of people around me eating my brain

    1. karenmonica says:

      I am sure you find decluttering a great way to destress as well.

  8. Courtney says:

    Ooooo so many great ideas!!! I’m all about reading when I’m bored! I need to add more books to my reading list!

    1. karenmonica says:

      I need more books too 🙂

  9. Christa says:

    This is such a great list. I love reading and planning. Having hobbies definitely helps keep the boredom at bay.

    1. karenmonica says:

      Yes it’s always great to have hobbies

  10. Rosey says:

    Decluttering or cleaning can take up a whole day. It’s easy to find new things to focus on too. Pictures, closets, dishes, rooms, etc. 🙂

    1. karenmonica says:

      Yes, it can take up a whole day 🙂

  11. Reading is definitely my favorite thing to do when I am bored. I love getting lost in a good book.

    1. karenmonica says:

      Its always the best feeling to get lost in a good book.

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