1.) It Is All In The Mind
Boredom and excitement are all in the mind. Now, believe it or not, if you could change your perspective on something, chances are, whatever you are dealing with could become more interesting.
Here is a simple example: you have probably seen a piece of bush growing in the neighbourhood (Depending on your mindset, it is just bush to you). But, what if you learned more about that piece of bush that you thought was just plain boring — something more like its origins and medicinal purposes? Well, for starters, the additional information you gathered about that bush has made things more interesting (and it is more interesting, because you made the first step to find out more about it; which caused you to it see from a different perspective).
2.) Learn Something New Daily
For most people, doing the same old things over and over eventually loses its figurative sparkle for them; it has become routine (And most people find routine to be somewhat lacklustre).
A person can add a little spice into their daily affairs by learning something new. For example: they can learn a new aspect of blogging, they can learn the fundamentals of a foreign language (One that is entirely new to them), they can learn how to prepare a new recipe and they could also learn new ways in which to save their money, etcetera.
3.) Change Your Travelling Routes
Many of us have driven or walked on the same streets for years at various times (Our movements have become predictable like clockwork).
Now, we can change all of that by driving, or by walking on different streets; this would allow us to soak in an entirely new scenery; one that the mind would perceive as pleasurable.
4). Focus On A Pleasant Memory
Let us face the fact that it is difficult to become bored when we are in a good mood and focusing on a pleasant memory is one of the easiest ways to get ourselves in a good mood.
5.) Develop A Very High Level Of Curiosity
A child-like sense of curiosity definitely makes the world that we live in magical.
Be curious to find out what the aftermath would be if you approached a specific task differently (There is a possibility that things can become somewhat interesting if we did them in a different manner).
6.) Be Creative
With the aid of creativity, you can come up with various ways of entertaining ourselves. For example: if you have grown accustomed watching television as your main form of entertainment, you can read a book (or better yet, write one).
7.) Socialize With Others
By socializing with others, we get to see things from other people’s perspectives (And we get the opportunity to learn something new, or teach something new to someone), and there is nothing boring in that.
I am sure that you could think up of other methods to combat boredom.
However, it is all up to the bored individual; they can come up with ways in which to alleviate their boredom, or be swallowed whole by it!
Imagination used wisely can take us out of the state of boredom. Whereas, imagination used in the wrong way can keep us ensnared in boredom.