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What to do when you are bored when you are sick?

49 Things To Do When You Are Sick, in Bed and Bored

  • Try not to think about penguins – there you are smiling now aren’t you?
  • Explore on Google earth – check out your neighbourhood, or you know, Paraguay.
  • Adventure into space.
  • Read a book, use your time to learn something.
  • Take a trip around the world.
  • Write a haiku.
  • Write a card or letter to someone.

How do you make a sick day fun?

101 Sick Day Activities for Kids

  1. Go camping in the living room. Create a make-shift tent, get out the sleeping bags and snuggle down in this fun environment.
  2. Play doctor.
  3. Play board games.
  4. Play paper football on the bed.
  5. Nap.
  6. Drink liquids through a crazy straw.
  7. Make and eat a fruit smoothie.
  8. Have a picnic lunch…on the living room floor.

How can I make myself better when sick?


  1. get plenty of fresh air.
  2. distract yourself – for example, listen to music or watch a film.
  3. take sips of a cold drink – some people find fizzy drinks best.
  4. drink ginger or peppermint tea.
  5. eat foods containing ginger – such as ginger biscuits.
  6. eat smaller, more frequent meals.

Is taking a hot bath good for a cold?

Warm baths can also reduce cold and flu symptoms in adults. Adding Epsom salt and baking soda to the water can reduce body aches. Adding a few drops of essential oil, such as tea tree, juniper, rosemary, thyme, orange, lavender, or eucalyptus, may also have a soothing effect.

What does clear snot mean when sick?

Clear snot is considered “normal” or healthy. Your body produces around 1.5 quarts of this discharge each day, though you likely swallow most of it. This type of mucus is made up of water with proteins, antibodies, and salts. Once it reaches the stomach, it dissolves.

Can a common cold last 3 weeks?

Sure, you can try to work through it and hope you’ll feel better quickly. And sometimes that happens. But more often, those pesky symptoms stick around and leave you feeling sneezy and sniffly. Colds usually last 3 to 7 days, but sometimes they hang on as long as 2 weeks.