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17 Things To Do When You Are Bored Out Of Your Mind

Things to do offline. Remember your brain ... before the internet?

1. Become obsessed with a paint-by-numbers masterpiece.

2. Paint all your cheap-o jewelry with clear nail polish.

It'll keep your faux gold and silver patinas from wearing off too soon.

3. Send your long-distance friends surprise postcards.

4. Make booze more magical.

You could spend an afternoon with a boring old can of beer. OR you could unleash some culinary creativity by making boozy popsicles to share with your roommates or friends. Try Endless Simmer's Sex on the Beach popsicle recipe.

5. Do a puzzle.

6. Attempt some intricate nail art.

7. Plant a kitchen herb garden.

See Not Just a Housewife's DIY. Cheap, easy, and delicious.

8. Start a vinyl collection, if you haven't already.

9. Refresh your middle and high school knowledge.

Homework for Grown-ups is a brilliant (and handsome) workbook that will make you less stupid.

10. Paint your different keys with nail polish.

Why? Because you are bored. And now your keys are easier to identify and much prettier.

11. Re-arrange all your books.

12. Ikea-hack a piece of your furniture.

There are literally one million of these on Pinterest. Just Bella's gold desk hack is a pretty place to start.

13. Get into origami.

14. Spend seven minutes doing this workout.

15. Find a podcast you love, download a bunch, and take a very long walk while you listen.

16. Do a crossword puzzle.

They make you smarter. True story. Start with this fun book of Will Shortz puzzles.

17. Get into list-making.

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