Do you enjoy knitting or gardening or even doing a puzzle? While hobbies fill our downtime, they also make you healthier. There are thousands of hobbies you can try, and that’s one of the biggest hopes with this blogsite. While a hobby may just start out as something to do because you are bored, the hobby can lead to something you are really passionate about. At this point the hobby gives you a sense of accomplishment.
Hobbies also give you a way to connect with others. You may want to join a club based on your hobby. You may go to a trade show to display your hobby and meet other enthusiasts. You may even decide to teach others about your hobby. Connection to others is very important for your well being.
Hobbies can also provide you with fitness. Whether you take up walking or swimming or tennis, you will get the physical fitness required for a healthy lifestyle.
Let’s say you take up the hobby of knitting. How may sweaters can you possibly wear? What better opportunity to give back to your community. Whatever your hobby, there will be someplace or somebody who will appreciate your work.
4 Hobbies and what they do for you:
1. Tending to plants, whether indoors or outdoors will help you fend off depression and has been shown to help your wounds faster.
2. Journaling, doodling or painting will all hep you become more creative both with your hobby and in the rest of your life.
3. Do you go mad for sudoku? Or how about crosswords or word finds. Puzzles have been proven to increase your problem solving ability, ward off alzheimers and speed up your reaction time.
4. Speaking of knitting or scrapbooking or crafts; they all slow your heart rate. This reduces the stress on your heart.
What’s your favorite hobby?