What to do when you are Bored? 16 Productive (And Fun) Activities

So You are getting bored because you have nothing much to do?

And trying to get some ideas about what you could do, if you feel bored. If Yes, then you’re at the right place, 

In this blog, we will go through 16 productive, and fun activities to do. And after it, we will take a deep look to understand how you reading books can change your life.

Let’s Start! 

16 Productive(And Fun) Activities to do when you're bored

Here are some fun and productive activities that you can do. 

1. Read A Book

Reading a book is not only productive, but it’s also entertaining and fun. You can read any book you like, to eliminate your boredom.

2. Clean, Organize

Clean your room and organize your stuff at home. This step will make you feel better and clear your mind.

3. Learn A New Skill

In this Information Era, you can learn almost everything online. You can learn creative and fun skills like:

  • Calligraphy
  • Painting
  • Dance
  • Playing Music Instrument (guitar, piano, etc)
  • Beatboxing

And also skills like:

  • Graphic Design
  • Animation
  • Coding
  • Investment

4. Watch Informative Videos

You can watch documentaries, biographies, tutorials, and other informative videos instead of comedy and other unproductive stuff. 

You can subscribe or follow some informative channels which you like.

5. Listen to Podcast

Listening to a Podcast can be really productive. You can learn new interesting things from some Podcasts.

You can also listen to a podcast while doing something (like eating, cleaning home, walking, etc).

6. Workout

If you have not to do, you can do some workout. This will help you stay fit and induce your mood.

7. Learn How To Cook

Cooking is an important skill to learn. And if you’re an adult and don’t know how to cook, then you should doubt how you survived for so long.

I don’t want to say that you should become an expert chief, but still, you can.

8. Learn A New Language

If you are interested in learning a new language, then you definitely should.

You can learn a new language using some free time that you may have.

9. Take A Personality Test

A Personality Test can make you think about how you define yourself. You can find something about you, which makes you different from others. 

There are different types of tests. I will suggest you Myers-Briggs Type Indicator(MBTI). 

10. Learn To Invest Your Money

Investment is really interesting as well as important in the 21st century. You can even learn it slowly when you have free time.

There are many types of investment, like;

  • Bonds
  • Stocks
  • Real Estate
  • Cryptocurrencies
  • other+

And you can start from anywhere.

11. Make A Gratitude Journal 

Think about the things you’re thankful or grateful for and write them down. It will make you feel joyful, and motivate you for the next steps.

12. Practice Self Affirmation

Self-Affirmation encourages you to think positively about yourself and things in your life. And it will bring optimism to your life.

You can say affirmations to yourself, like:

  • I am doing my best.
  • I am 100% responsible for my life.
  • I deserve the best.
  • I will be kind to myself.
  • I believe in myself.

13. Track Your Expenses

If you have a bit of extra time, then you can use it to track your expenses. It has multiple benefits like:

  • You will have a better insight into your expenses.
  • You can save more and spend less.
  • You will feel less anxious about money.
  • Improve your financial security.
  • You will find ways to save more and avoid depts.

14. Make A Schedule

If you’re bored, then you can also plan out your day or week. And make your day more productive.

15. Rearrange Your Furniture

You can also move or rearrange your stuff in the room. It will give you a new feel in your room.

16. Make A Music Playlist

If you’re bored, then you can make a music playlist. And when you will get bored, use it. 

50 Other Things To Do When You're Bored

If you’re not satisfied and didn’t found anything suitable for you,

Then, here’s the master list of 50 things to do when you’re bored hope this helps!

15 Relaxing Things To Do When You’re Bored
  1. Meditate or Yoga.
  2. Write a Poem.
  3. Take a nap.
  4. Take a bath.
  5. Drink tea or eat snacks.
  6. Do some easy stretching.
  7. Look through old photos.
  8. Write a letter to your future self.
  9. Watch any video on youtube.
  10. Cuddle with your pet.
  11. Water the plants in your garden.
  12. Read something interesting.
  13. Paint or draw 
  14. Do some breathing exercises.
  15. Have a conversation with someone.
15 Entertaining Thing To Do When You’re Bored
  1. Scroll through social media.
  2. Watch a movie.
  3. Watch a Youtube video.(Yeah mentioned it before, it's a good remedy of boredom)
  4. Shop online.
  5. Tye-dye bedsheets or T-shirts.
  6. Try Origami.
  7. Play a board game.
  8. Follow your hobby.
  9. Ask funny questions to Alexa, Siri, or Google assistant.
  10. Read memes.
  11. Solve puzzles.
  12. Go for a picnic.
  13. Build lego.
  14. Try to break a world record.
  15. Research your family tree.
15 Random Things To Do When You’re Bored
  1. Plan a future trip.
  2.  Make a vision board.
  3. Make a new friend from a stranger.
  4. Go somewhere you have never been yet.
  5. Reach out to a friend you haven't seen for long.
  6. Learn something new.
  7. Start a blog.
  8. Take a Selfie.
  9. Make memes.
  10. Learn a skill.
  11. Play a musical instrument.
  12. Sing a song. (lightly)
  13. Update/Timeline on social media.
  14. Try out a new recipe.
  15. Go outside in a park or garden.
5 Funny Things To Do When You’re Bored
  1. Randomly ask someone if they farted.
  2. Text a random number, "The missile has launched repeat the missile has launched."
  3. Ask someone for advice which you don't need.
  4. Water fake plants.
  5. Prank someone.

How Books Are Something More, than a simple solution to Boredom

So you know that reading books is an excellent way to eliminate boredom, But it’s something more than that.

You not only read a book when you’re bored, but you read books to grow, to expand your think, to change your life. If you read the right book about the right stuff, then it can change everything.

Reading books have benefits like:

  • You learn new stuff.
  • You actually get years of experience from the experts within a short span.
  • It’s cheaper than any of its alternatives.
  • You become a better leader.
  • You become smarter about the topic.

And also benefits like:

  • You have better sleep
  • It reduces stress
  • Your brain gets stronger
  • You build a better vocabulary
  • And more+

Maybe you also have heard the phrase, “Leaders are Readers.” And that’s true. Books are the key to knowledge because it contains all the information that someone collects in their entire life. 

If you are confused about where should you start reading. Then, you can read our blog about the 10 Best Self Help Books To Read.


Thanks For Coming!

I hope it was helpful for you and found whatever you wanted. 

If you have any suggestions or something we missed, then do comment us down below.

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