10 Tips for Staying Active During National Anti-Boredom Month
No need to be bored during National Anti-Boredom Month — here are 10 tips for staying active.
National Anti-Boredom Month calls for activity!
Since social distancing started, we haven’t been able to do all the activities we were used to doing pre-COVID-19. You may be at the point where you are bored and burnt out. Well, don’t worry because July is National Anti-Boredom Month, and we have 10 tips for staying active all month long.
Take a Walk or Hike
Nothing beats boredom than going out and enjoying nature while taking a walk or hike. Find your closest natural trail or park and enjoy the beauty of Mother Nature. Don’t forget to take photos along the way!
Lounge Around the Pool
You won’t be bored at all this summer if you lounge around the pool. You can get your tan on, take a dip in the pool, or just hang around to relax. Make sure to have sunscreen and cool tunes on hand for a better time.
Solve boredom by getting crafty. Grab out paint, crayons, paper, glue, feathers, or whatever you can find at your local craft store and create something new. This activity is also great if you have kids at home who need a new activity.
Learn a New Skill
Turn boredom into something useful by learning a new skill. Whether it is sewing, tying knots, or gardening, a new skill may come in handy randomly throughout your life.
Pitch a Tent
When in doubt, camp it out. Between the time spent on setting up camp, starting a fire, exploring nature, eating s’ mores, and staring up at the stars, you won’t have a second of boredom. The best part about camping is that you can do it in your backyard or a campsite.
Try Out a New Recipe
There are tons of recipes out on the internet, so there is no need to be bored this month. If you challenge yourself to try at least one new recipe a day, you’ll have 30 new dishes that you never thought about. Plus, take some photos, so you don’t forget about the yummy food you made.
If you find yourself overwhelmed or stressed by being bored, then sitting down in a quiet place and meditating may help you out. During your meditation, clear your mind of everything that stresses you and focus on breathing. Once you are done meditating, your mind will feel clear and refreshed.
Deep Clean Your Home
One of the easiest things to keep your mind and body busy is deep cleaning your home. Scrub, wipe, organize, and sanitize every inch of your home. By the time you finish cleaning, you will not only feel accomplished but also may have a clearer mind.
Soak Up the Sun
It’s summertime, so the best way to naturally beat boredom is to soak up the sun. Laying under the sun will not only help with boredom but is also a great source of vitamin D.
Read a New Book
If none of the other activities rid your boredom, then you can also snuggle up in bed with a hot cup of coffee or tea and crack open a new book. For new book recommendations, check out the New York Times Best Sellers list for a wide variety of books.
Now that you are well-versed in ways to stay active during National Anti-Boredom Month, it’s time to get up and move!