five ways to beat boredom

In today’s day and age, the advent of technological advancements has brought about a lot of ways to entertain yourself. Sometimes, you can even earn money through these activities, killing two birds with one stone in the process. Especially in a city like Dubai with high living costs, these revenue streams can make your life more luxurious. The COVID – 19 pandemic and the sweltering summer heat has also brought about the necessity of staying at home, which makes boredom a constant for people.

Here are some effective ways to have fun from the comfort of your home:

  1. Freelancing

If you have a marketable hobby, there is a wide space available for you to showcase and monetise it, and this space is known as Freelancing websites. Freelance work offers the choice of picking your own work, rates and provides the comfort of working from home. Over time, a person can even develop a sizable business out of this. There are many websites which provide a space for freelance workers to connect with clients. Some such websites are Upwork and Fiverr.

  1. Win upto 200 AED by playing games on KT Gamez is a hyper casual gaming website with over 250 free games across multiple genres available to play and can be accessed through most devices such as laptops, mobiles and tablets. This website also has weekly Play N Win tournaments for players to compete. It offers rewards of up to AED 200 by scoring high on the weekly leaderboard. This offers players endless hours of fun and competitiveness, all while sitting at home.

  1. Blogging

Recently, blogging has become an up and coming trend on the internet. Many blogs are also running ads which are paying webmasters as well. Whatever your skill set may be, you can start sharing your knowledge, thoughts and opinions on your blog. So, have fun while doing it. Most blog sites also offer a wide variety of customisation options, helping you reflect your personal style and brand on your blog. Some widely popular blogging websites are WordPress, Blogger and Wix.

  1. Tutor kids online

If you think you are good at teaching kids and helping them with homework and assignments, there is a very easy way to make use of your skills and profit from it. Websites exist which allow you to connect with students all over the world who need help with homework or need someone to explain a concept to them, while you also get paid for the help. A good place to start could be websites like MyPrivateTutor.

  1. Photography

If photography is something you have a real knack for, you can showcase it over the internet. You can even sell it to clients with particular requirements. There are websites where you can upload your images as stock images or take specific images to meet the client’s needs and the pay can be pretty good as well. The most popular of these websites are Shutterstock and iStockImage.

These are just a few of the many, many ways you can make your summer more fun while staying at home. Remember, the sky’s the limit when it comes to having fun. This summer, don’t just have fun, earn money too!