25+ Fun Things To Do When You’re Bored At Home

Fun Things To Do When You’re Bored At Home

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19. Get some sun

If you have a backyard, balcony or terrace, then step outside for a while and get some fresh air. Getting a bit of sun is good for your health. You can use this time to observe the nature and environment around you to refresh your mood. You can also choose to camp in your backyard with your family and kids and have some good fun.

 

20. Organize your phone and gadgets

Ensure that your phone is up to date by updating the latest operating system and upgrading all the apps. You can also organize the apps on your phone properly and delete the ones that you don’t use. Clear space up on your phone by deleting repetitive and unnecessary media and files like images, videos and texts. This can free up a lot of space on your phone and make it faster and more effective. You can also do the same with your computer.

 

21. Try origami

Origami is a super fun activity that requires you to be creative, analytical and patient. Although it may be a little hard to get started, once you learn the basics origami can be an excellent way to pass your time.

 

22. Netflix, YouTube & the like

Binging on your favorite shows on Netflix or watching funny videos and vlogs on YouTube are also a great way to deal with boredom and lift your mood. There are tons of amazing Youtubers that create funny and entertaining videos that you can spend hours watching. Moreover, Netflix has a mind boggling collection of shows and movies that can entertain you for days and weeks.

Forbes writer Heather R Morgan explains Sometimes we do need to watch a show or movie and just chill, especially if we’re sick and need rest. I would really encourage people to try watching some independent films, which can broaden our horizons and give new perspectives.

 

23. Get a makeover

Being stuck at home is a great time to give yourself a makeover and completely change your look. Read up some articles on makeover in magazines or online and think of a look that will suit your appearance and personality. It can be anything from changing your hairstyle, wearing your clothes differently to improving your attitude.

 

24. Organize your social media profiles

Now that you have a lot of time in your hands, it’s about time you did some spring cleaning for your social media profiles and upped your game. Delete old statuses, images or videos that are no longer relevant or seem inappropriate to you. You can also clean your friends list by removing haters or people who are only there to keep an eye on you. 

 

25. Dance

When you feel bored, dance. Put on the grooviest music you can find and dance your heart out. Dancing is a great way to get your blood pumping and boost your mood. You can also choose to learn some new steps from online tutorials and choreograph your own dance routine. Dancing is extremely fun and a great boredom killer.

Heather R Morgan says “Dancing is a great way to exercise, and all you need is some music to dance. You can always dance by yourself, but some of my friends have been using social platforms and even Zoom video conferencing software to have remote dance parties on the weekend while they’re stuck at home,” in a Forbes article.

Also read: How Dance Can Improve Your Self-Confidence

 

Want more? Here are 50+ tips to help you deal with boredom and spend your time while you are stuck at home:

  1. Read a new book
  2. Plan your next trip
  3. Go stargazing
  4. Watch some sports
  5. Watch old videos of your partner or ex
  6. Start journaling
  7. Update your resume
  8. Create a personalized photo album
  9. Clean up and organize your emails
  10. Enjoy a relaxing bubble bath
  11. Start writing blogs
  12. Plan how you can save and earn more money
  13. Do your laundry
  14. Write online reviews on your favorite sites and apps
  15. Practice yoga
  16. Do a photoshoot and take killer selfies
  17. Watch the sunrise and sunset
  18. Study your city’s map
  19. Check out interesting articles online
  20. Write a short story or a novel
  21. Make your personal website
  22. Check out Wikipedia
  23. Create wall art
  24. Make popsicles in your home
  25. Put together a care package for your friends and family
  26. Upgrade your skin care routine
  27. Give yourself a pedicure and manicure
  28. Take some cool photographs
  29. Learn poetry and recite them
  30. Make list of your favorite quotes
  31. Understand your purpose and the meaning of life
  32. Use old newspaper to make paper hats
  33. Learn how to pick locks
  34. Make a collage with your favorite photos
  35. Start gardening
  36. Create a vision board
  37. Make an online dating profile 
  38. Make new friends online
  39. Learn about your dream careers
  40. Plan for your future finances
  41. Paint your own self-portrait
  42. Learn to play a musical instrument
  43. Trace your family tree and ancestry
  44. Build a time capsule
  45. Learn keyboard shortcuts
  46. Wash your car 
  47. Learn about ventriloquism
  48. Create a gratitude list
  49. Try DIY Crafts
  50. Take online personality quizzes
  51. Treat yourself

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