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50 Things To Do When You're Bored

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We all get bored from time to time. Here are 50 things to do when you're bored. Enjoy!

one. make playlist of your favourite songs and play it loud

two. create a duvet fort or wrap yourself up in blankets
three. have a big cry, if you need to
four. settle down with a book or magazine
five. write someone a letter and send it off
six. do something selfless 
seven. have a nap
eight. write some blackout poetry
nine. make a mixed tape or CD or digital download/playlist complete with cover art
ten. put on something comfy, brush your hair and wash your face

eleven. get outdoors, if possible 
twelve. start a DIY project
thirteen. plan something
fourteen. write your own things that make me happy list
fifteen. do some wreck this journal pages or, if you don't own one, create your own
sixteen. go to a charity shop or car boot sale with a fiver and see what you can buy
seventeen. explore your local area as if you were a tourist
eighteen. set yourself some goals
nineteen. tick something off of your to do list
twenty. create a wishlist

twenty one. check out a new-to-you TV show or film
twenty two.  ...or refer to old favourites
twenty three. make and eat some comforting food
twenty four. play a game of some sort
twenty five. wear your favourite outfit 
twenty six. make plans with someone
twenty seven. write some twitterfiction
twenty eight. write a blog post
twenty nine. bake and try your efforts!
thirty. tidy your room so that you have a space to chill in

thirty one.  soak yourself in the bath or shower

thirty two.  find yourself a pen or email pal
thirty three. marathon some murder mysteries and try and guess who ~dunnit~
thirty four. have a long nourishing lunch
thirty five. learn a new skill 
thirty six.  flip through old photographs
thirty seven.  go to the cinema - snacks are essential 
thirty eight. do something entirely chilled out, be it meditation or cloud watching
thirty nine. make some fancy drinks
forty. as my dad would say, go for a stroll

forty one. order some food in

forty two. plan your next project
forty three. take a trip to the seaside 
forty four. do some virtual window shopping
forty five. start a new notebook 
forty six. take a photo an hour and create your own photo diary of your day
forty seven. recommend things that you love to other people 
forty eight. have a social media clear out 
forty nine. do something to cheer someone up 
fifty. go on an adventure somewhere

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  1. Such a great list wow, I actually do a lot of things on the list but I definitely will try out everything else I never did! Thanks for this =)

  2. This is one of the most wonderful posts I've ever read. Bookmarked it immediately! I haven't been feeling so great the past week, so I'm going to try a few of these things out :) Thank you so much!

  3. This is wonderful. Faves are going for a walk WITHOUT pre-determined location and making cocktails. I'm just gutted you pluralised 'vinyl' :( 'records' or vinyl without the s would be best! Mucho love, Jamie who can't make his phone sign him in xx

  4. Thanks so much for sharing this. That's an awesome list, really. :)

  5. This is the best post I've read in a LONG time. Thanks lady!

  6. Amazing. This is definitely getting bookmarked! x

  7. I have a list obsession so send more lists my way (: May just plagiarise this and copy them all down neatly in my own journal so I have a little list to look at easily when I'm feeling low haha (: Lovely idea. xx

  8. Absolutely brilliant post :-) thank you for sharing xxx

  9. Love this post, it's definitely being bookmarked to have a scour through next time I'm feeling low! x

  10. I love lists! You should do a happy mix tape of cheesy songs that would be on The Vault (my fave music channel) In fact, I'm going to listen to 5ive and A1 RIGHT NOW!! you have inspired me xx

  11. Oh wow! I LOVE THIS POST! :) Thanks for sharing, definitely needed it!

  12. I love this post. Lists in general make me happy so this one is just perfect. Will definitely be coming back here on a miserable day for some inspiration

  13. This is a great list! I might print it out and pin it up to remind me of things that will help me find happiness everyday. xx

    Endometriosis my life with you

  14. This was perfect! Absolutely fabulous list, and that's coming from a long term list addict ;-)

  15. This is SOO good! I love things like this :) thank you!

  16. Hi, just found your blog.
    Great list, it was exactly what I needed to read today.

    The Judas Tree x

  17. very cute post :) and thanks for this :) xx

  18. Love this post! I think I'll need a lot of these tips now the school has started:)x

  19. I adore this post Bee :) You have such a lovely view on life and such fantastic ideas! I'm definitely keeping this list for future reference :) <3

  20. What a lovely post! I do like a good rant, I think I can definitely get on board with that one!!!

    Helen x

  21. I totally needed to read this... thank you so, so much! Brilliant! xx

  22. Mmmh now I really long for a bath haha! xx

  23. I've bookmarked it for the days that I feel really blue and so far it's been really helpful- thank you so much for writing this Bee X

  24. I honestly love your little lists and way of thinking, especially how you make feeling melancholy a tad romantic! Nothing better for it than giving in and having a snuggle bed day xxxxxxx

  25. Totally saving this, I love lists!

  26. I was sitting at home off sick, feeling very sorry for myself, when I came across this lovely post. It's completely made my day so thank you very much! Definitely going to have to try some of these on for size. Really enjoying your blog lady. Keep up the hard work! xx

  27. Fab list! I've actually done a couple of these today! xx

  28. Oh I have BIG love for Angus, Thongs.. xx

  29. Fab list, love it, going to be trying quite a few of them. already bookmarked in my favourites. S xx

  30. Ella just linked to this and i've saved it on my desktop now, just what i needed this morning :)


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