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10 Things to Do When You're Bored

Updated on November 27, 2014
Musical Instruments
Musical Instruments

1. Learn to Play An Instrument

It's fun, a good way to spend time, and you could discover a hidden talent. If you're unsure which musical instrument to choose, look through a list of them and try the ones that are easier to learn.
It might get frustrating after a while if you choose a hard to learn instrument. Start with simple songs that you like. If you like a song, you have more ambition to learn it.

2. Learn Another Language

Have you ever been in a situation where you met a nice person but you couldn't understand each other because you spoke a different language? You should consider learning a new one.
Meeting new people is exciting, but talking to them in a language that's not your maternal one, now that's interesting.


3. Play a Video Game

Gaming is a large topic in today's technology, even a sport in some cases. If you never played video games before, start with something easy, like a 2D platformer game. However if you think you learn quickly, you can freely choose any game you want to.
Depending on the game, it can be fun, relaxing, beautiful, and with Virtual Reality you can even experience some games in 3D.

Gaming Consoles
Gaming Consoles

4. Learn to Cook

Cooking can be very useful, especially when you want to make a tasty meal for someone.
It could become a great hobby, or even a job, if you enjoy cooking.


5. Go to

A website especially made for this topic, introduces you to many websites with most of them being interesting and fun.
If you're bored, you should definitely try it.

There's also an interesting website that can be found on which I'll write about next.

6. Visit

This is a really interesting website and helps you make boredom go away quickly.
As the title of the website already says, you can play on the piano with multiple people.
You can either connect a MIDI Keyboard if you have one, click the piano with your mouse, or play with your keyboard. There is also a chat so you can make new friends or discuss about lots of things with other people.

7. Learn Origami

While it may seem boring, it can be a relaxing hobby. There are many different things you can make with paper only, why not try it?


8. Listen to Music

Another relaxing activity, listening to music can make you happier or it could change your emotions, depending on the song. If you already listen to lots of music, consider trying something new, for example: if you've been listening to Electro until now, try listening to Classical music or maybe a mix of Dubstep and Orchestra music? The genres are almost countless.


9. Watch YouTube Videos

You most likely already did this, not just once, but keep looking, maybe you'll find a channel or a good song you like. Subscribe to channels that make videos you like watching, so you get notified about new videos they upload.
You can also watch random videos, compilations or even cat videos.


10. Read Other Hubs

If this article didn't help you then you can go and read other hubs that maybe can help you with your boredom. There are many interesting hubs, maybe you'll learn something just from reading them.


Thanks for reading this hub, let me know in the polls which one you did or will do first from the list and what your way of resolving boredom is.


Which activity did/will you do first from the list?

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