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8 great tips for beating boredom

Finding a good book is as easy as

Finding a good book is as easy as going to the library. Photo Credit: Kidsday staff artist / Jean Yoo, Jericho

We are always looking for ways to stop the boredom. Here are a few that I like to do:

  • Read a book. I know, it’s not ideal, but it helps keep the mind active and alert.
  • Watch a movie. Who doesn’t like a movie at home, with a nice bowl of popcorn?
  • Clean the house or your room. Well, you gotta do it sooner or later. But better to do it now than when you are juggling 10 million things.
  • Go for a walk. If it is a nice day outside, go out and stretch your legs.
  • Bake. Whip up a batch of cupcakes and you’re ready to go.
  • Do origami. This might seem weird, but it’s a personal favorite. It’s calm, soothing and helps the time pass.
  • Volunteer for community service. What? It is productive and helps your community. Give it a go.
  • Play a game on a device or a board game. Some games are really fun and can be really addictive and can help the time pass. (I recommend Minecraft.)

So try these things, and I guarantee that you will never be bored again.

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