How To Beat The Unemployment Blues

 

Clean  the apartment

 

Learn a new instrument

 

Start a cult

 

Write a short story using one word from each page of the nearest Dostoevsky novel

 

Create your own roller skates using only empty beer cans

 

Map out a cross-country road trip in which no cars are allowed

 

Paint a mural

 

Whittle a chair

 

Learn to sail (bonus points if you live in a landlocked state with no lakes!)

 

Creativity Exercise: commit a non-illegal felony

 

Have a glass of wine

 

Learn German.  If you already know German, learn Klingon.  If you already know Klingon, learn to communicate with birds

 

Travel back in time and ride a dinosaur

 

Travel forward in time and ride a dinosaur

 

Climb on your roof and howl at the moon

 

Dress up as an article of clothing

 

Haunt your neighbor down the street with the pitter-patter of little feet (whatever that means to you)

 

Go for a walk, introducing yourself to every stranger with a song

 

Better yet, introduce strangers to each other with a song

 

Turn into a black cat

 

Learn how to grant wishes

 

Jump up and down a lot

 

Apply to a job you would never want, using a resume and cover letter consisting only of quotes from Star Wars

 

Stitch in time and save nine

 

Take a nap

 

Find a hipster who has never heard of J.D. Salinger

 

Go flying

Advertisements

3 thoughts on “How To Beat The Unemployment Blues

  1. Pingback: First Unemployed Monday – Vagabond Homebody

  2. Pingback: Things That Sound More Appealing Than Writing (When You Have To Write) | The Sidecar

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s