32 Cheap Ways To Escape That Boredom We've All Felt Way Too Often
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32 Cheap Ways To Escape That Boredom We've All Felt Way Too Often

One doesn't need to be a billionaire to begin an adventure.

32 Cheap Ways To Escape That Boredom We've All Felt Way Too Often

It always astounds me when I hear someone say, "I'm bored." Unless they've traveled to every continent, mastered a plethora of skills, and know all there is to know about themselves and others, I just can't see how.

There are just so many opportunities surrounding us. A more accurate statement would be, "I don't feel motivated to do anything," which also seems like a stretch when you consider all that one could do. One doesn't have to go to travel to the farthest end of the world to cure their boredom.

You could find excitement from the safety of your home, seat, or even mind. Of course, nothing is stopping you from running out of your house and seeking adventure. To make it even better, most of these are totally free

Here are just 32 ideas to get you started.


1. Read a book, any book.

2. Watch a TED Talk!

3. Call your mom, a family member, or friend you haven't seen in a while.

4. Read some creepy (ghost) stories!

5. Write a story, poem, or novel.

6. Find a new YouTube channel.

7. Clean something!

8. Watch something new on Netflix/Hulu.

9. Cook your favorite meal!

10. Plan a vacation.

11. Learn the rules of a sport!

12. Visit StumbleUpon/Pinterest.

13. Learn a language!

14. Make a playlist!

15. Learn a new skill.

16. Meditate.


1. Take a hike!

2. Go for a walk.

3. Ride a bike!

4. Join/go to the gym.

5. Visit a friend or relative!

6. Try a new restaurant.

7. Visit a museum.

8. Volunteer.

9. Explore the bookstore.

10. Go for a run!

11. Visit a new park.

12. Go to a yoga studio!

13. Work out of a cafe.

14. Treat yourself to the spa.

15. See a show/go to the movies.

16. Take a bus and adventure to the nearest city!

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