Things to Do When You’re Bored

We all get bored from time to time and even playing Angry Birds all day loses its appeal after a while. The great news is that there’s no end to the things you can do to pass the time if you’re bored. Read on for a list of our top suggestions.

Build Something

We live in a digital world, but sometimes the best way to handle boredom is to get busy with your fingers and create something. Remember:

Idle hands are the devil’s workshop.

So what can you build easily and quickly? Here are a few easy suggestions to get started.

Read a Book

Do they still make those? Yes, escaping into a book can be one of the best ways to alleviate boredom. There are many great books across all genres that you can choose from. Here are a few “best of” lists to help you select something to read.

Watch Anime

Video games and anime go together like milk and cereal. There’s a nearly endless supply of anime out there and plenty of choices when it comes to deciding what and where to watch.

Places to Watch Anime

The Best Anime to Watch

You may have decided where to watch anime when you’re bored, but have you decided what to watch? There are many different series to choose from, and there’s just about something for everyone.

  • Attack on Titan
  • Bleach
  • Code Geass
  • Cowboy Bebop
  • Death Note
  • Dragon Ball Z
  • Dragon Ball
  • Fairy Tail
  • Fullmetal Alchemist
  • Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
  • Future Diary
  • Inuyasha
  • Naruto Shippūden
  • One-Punch Man
  • Pokémon
  • Samurai Champloo
  • Soul Eater
  • Sword Art Online
  • Tokyo Ghoul
  • Trigun

Watch YouTube Videos

YouTube is the ultimate destination when you’re bored because there’s so much to offer and it’s easy to find entertainment and distraction from the day. But the key to YouTube is knowing who to watch so that you don’t completely waste your time.

Here are some of the best YouTube channels to follow:

5-minute Crafts


T-Series (if you’re into Indian/Bollywood music)

There you have it! You’ll never be bored again.