When boredom strikes, it can feel unbearable to escape. With many of us stuck in our homes to slow down and avoid the spread as well as an effort to battle the coronavirus, we find ourselves bored to tears. The good news is that boredom is a state of mind and there are ways wherein you can break away from it.
What To Do When Boredom Strikes
There are is an endless list to fight boredom. All you have to do is to identify what actually interests you. Let’s have a look at some:
Prank calling your family members or friends is a great way to break the ice. Just make certain that the prank calls that you do is something that would make you as well as the recipient of the call laugh. Avoid prank calls that can cause harm, distress, embarrassment, and other negative after effects. Prank calls is defined as a nuisance call. However, if executed well, the call can actually be really funny for both ends.
Listen To Music
When we are bored, we become less productive. However, when you listen to your favorite tunes, this can lessen or eliminate boredom and even increase your productivity. Many studies have proven that listening to music can be an enjoyable and effective way to raise productivity. Apart from this, listening to music can help reduce our anxiety. By simply, closing your eyes, lying on the couch or bed and focus on the music playing, you’ll begin to relax both your body and mind, decreasing your anxiety and of course your boredom.
Dance to the Music
If you don’t want to lounge in the couch as you listen to music, you can instead dance to the beat. Not only do you remove boredom but also keep your body healthy. We know that dancing is an excellent form of exercise.
Make a Playlist of Your Favorite Songs
Making a playlist of your favorite songs back in high school and/or college can keep you busy for hours. You even get to reminisce those times which is a bonus.
Do Something that Interests You
Another thing that you can do when boredom strikes is to do something that interests you. This is an opportunity for you to explore your hobbies or passion. Write a song, compose a poem, bake something, create a recipe, play a musical instrument, design a wardrobe, paint a picture. The list can go on.
Below are more things you can do when bored: