This post was sponsored Tai Pei, all opinions expressed in my post are my own.
It’s kind of weird because although I’m probably the most SPONTANEOUS person I know, I’m also one of those people who really thrive on having some sort of schedule (I guess I’m an oxymoron!) With the New Year in full swing, I’m slowly getting back into the groove of things (and my schedule is starting to normalize again.)
While it’s easy to get bored in your day-to-day routine, sometimes all you need is the crunch of something new! Whenever I feel like my routine is getting a little to predictable (which, let’s face it, gets boring fast), I try to mix things up a little. Sometimes I decide to take a different route to the mall. Or somedays I decide to take my lunch break a little later than usual. It’s those little things that spice life up and break us of those boring funks!
Here’s five ways to beat boredom:
1. Have a Movie Marathon.
There was a crazy snow storm in Chicago last night. They even closed schools today, which they never do. Obviously being copped up in the house for hours can get a little boring so I decided to have a Pixar movie marathon!
Of course what’s a movie marathon within something delicious to eat while you’re enjoying you film? Tai Pei entrees are quickly become my go-to movie watching snack! I love that all Tai Pei entrees are made with real, pure ingredients, and no preservatives or artificial ingredients. None of the bad stuff, just pure and delicious goodness
(And who doesn’t love Asian Food?).
Not only are Tai Pei entrees super yummy, the packaging also makes it quick and simple to prepare in just minutes in the microwave (which leaves for more time to watch more movies!). Tai Pei entrees definitely help eliminate the boredom of typical, everyday meals, with so many choices and interesting, delicious dishes.
You can the store locator to find where Tai Pei single serve (like their delicious Frozen Fried Rice) is available near you (in the frozen food section).
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2. Visit a Museum.
One of my FAVORITE things about living in Chicago is all of our amazing museums. Every Thursday I visit the Art Institute (since it’s free that day to Illinois residents) and (almost) every Tuesday I visit the Museum of Contemporary Art (since it’s free to Illinois residents on Tuesday’s!)
3. Volunteer! If you’re ever feeling bored and can’t figure out what to do, a great idea is to volunteer in your community (although you should always think about volunteering not just when you’re feeling bored!) I love helping out animals shelters in my spare time!
4. Plan a Trip.
Whether you’re planning an actual trip or just fantasizing about your dream vacation, trip planning is a great way to overcome the boredom or those winter blues (is it just me or is looking up hotels super fun?!)
5. READ! Nothing cures a case of the winter blues like a good book (especially if the books setting is somewhere tropical!).