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101 Things To Do When You’re Bored

Inspire · Life · November 9, 2017

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Boredom. We have all been there. Either you have stuff you need to do and are trying to avoid it or you just have a lot of time and little to do. So today I am sharing 101 things to do when you’re bored!

101 Things To Do When You’re Bored

  1. Read a book you’ve been dying to read
  2. Make an Amazon wishlist because it’s fun
  3. Go to a workout class
  4. Do a workout at home
  5. Go for a walk
  6. Listen to a podcast
  7. Watch a new series on Netflix
  8. Read a magazine
  9. Take a nap
  10. Do laundry
  11. Change the sheets
  12. Clean out your closet
  13. Re-organize some drawers
  14. Donate clothes
  15. Volunteer
  16. Go window shopping
  17. Try a new makeup look
  18. Clean out your makeup
  19. Cook something new
  20. Bake something new
  21. Bake cookies for a neighbor
  22. Make a 101 in 1001 list
  23. Clean your house top to bottom
  24. Watch a favorite movie
  25. Surprise someone with coffee or lunch
  26. Go walk on a trail in your city
  27. Write blog posts
  28. Work on your social media
  29. Take photos
  30. Take a class (online even)
  31. Explore
  32. Binge watch a show you love
  33. Clean out your car
  34. Wash your car
  35. Vacuum
  36. Mop
  37. Clean out your fridge or freezer
  38. Clean out your purse
  39. Do some ab workouts
  40. Give yourself a pedicure
  41. Try some new makeup palettes
  42. Rearrange your furniture
  43. Mix up your decor
  44. Change out pictures in frames
  45. FaceTime your family
  46. Call your grandparents
  47. Make a mood board or an inspiration board — Pinterest counts
  48. Have a coffee date with your bestie
  49. Clean up the files on your computer
  50. Organize Google Drive
  51. Organize your planner
  52. Read some news headlines from the day and find a few articles that interest you
  53. Do a puzzle or a crossword
  54. Make a document with important phone numbers
  55. Donate things you don’t need
  56. Vacation dream
  57. Clean your makeup brushes
  58. Get a massage
  59. Get a facial
  60. Get a mani/pedi
  61. Plan a trip to visit a friend
  62. Go to a yoga/pilates/barre class
  63. Head to the gym
  64. Go for a run
  65. Clean out your pantry
  66. Start a side hustle
  67. Make dinner for a friend/neighbor
  68. Make a list of finances
  69. Call cable, internet, XM radio and ask for a better deal
  70. Learn to make a fancy cocktail
  71. Journal
  72. Clean up your Facebook friends list/Twitter list etc
  73. Download a dating or friend app
  74. Watch the Harry Potter movies
  75. Read the Harry Potter books
  76. Color
  77. Dust your light fixtures
  78. Download the 7 Minute Work app and do it
  79. Make a new playlist
  80. Go to a wine/painting class
  81. Update your resume
  82. Try on fun fancy dresses at the mall
  83. Go to a famers market
  84. Meditate
  85. Have friends over for a game night
  86. Host a wine night
  87. Make a scrapbook
  88. Babysit for a friend
  89. Surprise your parents
  90. Do a DIY
  91. Check out a museum
  92. Meal prep
  93. Make smoothie bags
  94. Wash blankets from the couch
  95. Organize your basement or attic
  96. Have a slumber party by yourself (order pizza, put on some fun movies, pop some popcorn)
  97. Fine a new YouTube channel to binge
  98. Go to the movies alone
  99. Go try a new restaurant
  100. Get frozen yogurt
  101. Roam around Target

I hope you found this list inspirational for the next time you are bored. What would you add to this list of 101 things to do when you’re bored?


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  • 23 thoughts on “101 Things To Do When You’re Bored

    1. Lisa Collins

      I never have time to be bored. Probably because I’m already doing something on this list at any given time lol!

    2. jamie

      Love this list! My go to is a new book or magazine on my kindle, although going to the gym would probably be a better choice, lol.

    3. Courtney

      Oooo now that’s a great list!!! Now that cold weather is here I get bored a lot! I will have to take advantage of this list!


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