100 Ways To Procrastinate

I have spent nearly a week procrastinating. Do I feel bad? Sort of, but not really. I feel as if I should feel guilty, but I don’t. I think procrastinating is a good thing, in moderation. It allows you to focus more on what is important to you. I have had fun these past few days, reading and daydreaming, and now it is time to get back to the task at hand: editing my manuscript.

But first, a list of 100 ways in which you can procrastinate.

  1. Practice your signature.
  2. Do the laundry.
  3. Memorise the periodic table.
  4. Play Candy Crush.
  5. Make a bucket list.
  6. Clean the ceiling fans.
  7. Alphabetise your bookshelf.
  8. Do some gardening.
  9. Change your computer wallpaper.
  10. Check the mail.
  11. Visit a friend.
  12. Clean the oven.
  13. Do your ironing for the week.
  14. Dye your hair.
  15. Annoy the kids.
  16. Sit out the front and listen to the neighbours.
  17. Read someone’s blog.
  18. Start your own blog.
  19. Learn the choreography for “Thriller”.
  20. Go to the library.
  21. Recharge all your electronics.
  22. Write with your non dominant hand.
  23. Redesign your room.
  24. Make a list of theoretical baby names you like.
  25. Look at Buzzfeed.
  26. Create a new playlist.
  27. Have another coffee.
  28. Play with your pet.
  29. Go through your old photo’s.
  30. Buy personalised number plates.
  31. Eat something.
  32. Check your bank account.
  33. Bake something.
  34. Write a shopping list.
  35. Browse the Facebook Marketplace for items you don’t need.
  36. Send a text message to someone you haven’t heard from in a while.
  37. Check Facebook.
  38. Learn how to toast marshmallows without setting them on fire.
  39. Menu plan for the next month.
  40. Invent a new language.
  41. Look on real estate websites for your dream house that you can’t afford.
  42. Draw your family tree in emoji form.
  43. Daydream about your crush.
  44. Do a quick sketch of a map of your suburb.
  45. Check Instagram.
  46. Watch the clouds.
  47. Plan a theoretical overseas holiday.
  48. Make a budget.
  49. Start a board on Pinterest.
  50. Invent a cocktail.
  51. Arrange your bookshelf according to cover colour.
  52. Look for a new job.
  53. Exercise.
  54. Ponder the meaning of life.
  55. Call your parents.
  56. Plan your theoretical wedding.
  57. Research a diet you want to start.
  58. Watch carpool karaoke.
  59. Check your emails.
  60. Play a board game.
  61. Learn how to crochet.
  62. Come up with a list of uses for a cardboard tube.
  63. Write a list.
  64. Do some online shopping.
  65. Clean out your fridge.
  66. Plan a road trip.
  67. Write a novel.
  68. Watch a video on YouTube.
  69. Do a jigsaw puzzle.
  70. Read a book.
  71. Learn a magic trick.
  72. Go for a swim.
  73. Have a nap.
  74. Clean out your wardrobe.
  75. List things for sale online.
  76. Build a footstool.
  77. Plan a social event.
  78. Make sculptures from blue tack.
  79. Make a list of all the movies you would like to see one day.
  80. Mop the floors.
  81. Google your crush.
  82. Call a friend and talk for hours.
  83. Wash the car.
  84. Sharpen all of your pencils.
  85. Binge watch Netflix.
  86. Join Postcrossing and send some postcards.
  87. Make a list of all the books you would like to read one day.
  88. Read your horoscope.
  89. See how long you can hold your breath.
  90. Soak your feet.
  91. Bath the dog.
  92. Reorganise the pantry.
  93. Wash the windows.
  94. Make a list of things you need to do.
  95. Paint a rock and hide it in your local park for someone to find.
  96. Pluck your eyebrows.
  97. Perfect a party trick.
  98. Invent a new word.
  99. Have a shower.
  100. Give yourself some compliments in the mirror.

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