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Top 7 Things To Do When You Are Bored

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Updated: Thursday, August 16, 2012, 16:56 [IST]

Top 7 Things To Do When You Are Bored

There are times when you are just too bored to anything. Instead of lying around in sloth, there are some things that you can do only when you are bored. These things seem so trivial at other times that you would never have the time to do them. If you are going through doldrums and mood swings that make you feel low, then here is a list of things to do when you are bored. They are sure to cheer you up.

Top 7 Things To Do When You Are Bored:

1. Eat: Eat, sleep and eat some more; is that not an idyllic definition of life for many of us? But when opportunity strikes for us to live this life, we are too bored to take. If you are feeling bored, go out and eat your favourite mood swing busting food like fried chicken or ice cream.

2. Make Plans: Planning for something can be one of the msot exciting activities. One of the best things to do when you are bored is to make plans for something exciting like a camping trip or trekking expedition with friends. Make all the necessary reservations and arrangements and see how pumped up you feel.

3. Prank Calls: Pick up the directory, choose a random number and play a practical joke on someone. You will be amazed at how much you still enjoy this childish prank. Just act like a responsible adult and call from a public phone booth!

4. Read Your Old Diary Or Notebook: Remember those notes you used to make in the margins when you were in school? If you maintained a diary then even better. It can be really interesting to read your old notebooks and see the scribbled notes you wrote in it when you were bored in class.

5. Leaf Through Old Photographs: We all have old family photographs in the lofts or attics in our houses. But we rarely have the time to see them. When you are at loss of what to do, it might be a good idea to look through these photographs. Nostalgia will swing your mood for the better.

6. Clean Your Room: Do hate tidying up your room and keep on putting off for another day? Then just go for it when you are bored. You are bored anyway and it can hardly get any worse, so clean up your room; it will give you a sense of purpose and so you will be full of energy moving things around.

7. Make Up Stories: When you got bored in class, did you make up weird tales in your head? Join the club, we all did. You can do the same now. One of the best things to do when bored is pick unknown people randomly and making up bizarre stories about them. For example, you can pick a bald man and make up a story about how his wife pulled out his hair!

These are some of best ways to drive away low moods. What are the things that you do when you are bored?

Topics: bizarre, personality
Story first published:  Thursday, August 16, 2012, 16:43 [IST]
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