Gone are the days when we had nothing to do in our free time. Today, we have access to the Internet and the content is so rich that there is no way you can stay bored. Just saying!
Here, we have a list of 5 things that you can do online when bored.
1. Watch your favorite videos
There are times when you’re home alone and got nothing to do. Then, which website comes to your mind when you’re extremely bored? I believe it’s Netflix. Or perhaps, you like to explore YouTube in your free time.
Videos are indeed a great source of entertainment.You don’t need to do anything and just lie down on a couch, watching your favorite show. Once a video ends, another starts in no time. You know the best part? You can even watch these videos on repeat as many times as you want.
If you prefer Netflix, then you have a huge video database to choose a video. You have a myriad of movies and web series to choose as your daily dose.
On the other hand, you have millions of channels to subscribe and watch videos created by individual entertainers and professionals. So, you have hundreds to thousands of videos to watch daily, based on the number of channels you subscribe to.
2. Play online games
Another thing you can do when bored is play online games. In fact, you have a wide range of options when it comes to playing games online. For example, you can play racing games, shooting games (zombies killing), one of the various city-building games, online blackjack, poker, puzzles games, or Sudoku if you like it.
One of my personal favorite games is Sudoku and I’m sure many of you know about. Perhaps you also play it on your smartphone or iPad. Although this game requires some calculations and logic (sometimes, at hard level), it does become an addiction once you like solving this number puzzle.
3. Listen to Podcasts
While I turned up tool ate to the whole world of podcasts, I believe that one can never be too late to podcasts.
In case you haven’t delved into this wonderful and strange form of great entertainment, you’re missing out on pure getaway. I would say you should start listening to podcasts right away.
To describe a little, podcasts are one of the best sources of entertainment out there. As a beginner, you can start with the top crime podcasts, best mystery podcasts, and a few true story podcasts available on the Internet.
4. Read E-books or Comics
You can read books and comics online for free. No, I’m not talking about the free stuff that nobody likes to read. I’m talking about real comics like Marvel, DC, and Vertigo and whatnot, apart from a huge collection of e-books and novels.
I personally recommend e-books, as you can access a wide collection of online books. There is a whole lot of websites to download free e-books, including classical antiquity and modern fiction.
Once you start reading e-books, you have thousands of hours of entertainment online. As one e-book is finished, you can start with a new one and carry thousands of such books in your smartphone wherever you go.
5. Learn or develop a Hobby
One of the most productive things you can do online when you are bored is develop a hobby or learn some new skills. Considering some recent online trends, you have all the leverage and can easily learn one or more hobbies to enhance your monthly income. For example,create your own YouTube channel and create videos about things that interest you.
You can also partake in some traditional DIY hobbies and shoot videos to make them available on your channel.
When you’re bored, it doesn’t matter what you do as long as it kills the time. The above list of activities is for you to get entertainment when you have nothing else to do. However, you can always try out new things and be productive even in your free time.