There are two hair types that are difficult to style - one being very short, and second, those that are too long, just like yours. I used to have very long hair too, up to my waist and braiding had been my best friend. Whether it's french braids, or fishtails, they look good - and they're not as difficult as they look.
Here's a video for hair updos that you can pull off easily:
More of these you can do in less than 5 minutes: