Sunday, October 1, 2017

7 Feel-Good Hobbies Anybody Can Try

If you haven’t got a hobby already, you need one. Everybody should have a hobby to let go of stress, improve skills, have fun, and get a new perspective on life. There are so many reasons you should have a hobby! However, it isn’t always enough to have one hobby. Even if you have a hobby already, there’s no harm in trying something else. Try plenty of different things helps to keep life exciting!

If you want some hobbies to try out that will make you feel great, here are 7 ideas:

  1. Surfing
Surfing has to be one of the most exciting and rewarding hobbies. Starting a hobby like this may seem intimidating, but don’t let that put you off. It may take practice before you can stand on your board and even ride a wave properly, but you’ll be glad you stuck with it. Bear in mind that depending on where you surf, there are rules. Certain beaches may have rules for surfing, but there are rules between surfers too. There are guidelines you need to stick to, such as not stealing another surfer's wave!

2. Knitting
Knitting isn’t just for the older generation. It’s actually a wonderful hobby that allows you to make clothes, blankets, toys, and more - all while releasing stress. Knitting has been proven to have many therapeutic benefits. It’s even used for those with mental health issues. If you’re struggling to feel good, knitting could help you.


3. Horse Riding
Horse riding is always a good hobby to try. If you think horses are beautiful and fascinating, riding one will really open your eyes. You’d be hard pressed to find a horse-rider who didn’t have an incredible bond with their horse. So much so that they will usually let everybody know about their beloved hobby! You can too if you browse and look at the horse-orientated clothing. Bear in mind that horseriding is one of the more expensive hobbies to have.

4. Scrapbooking
Scrapbooking is almost like journaling, except you’re not expected to write out big blocks of text. Instead, you can put in pictures, captions, and other little tidbits you may have picked up and found on your adventures. Looking back on a scrapbook can be a great bonding activity for friends and families.

5. Cooking
Cooking is a valuable skill to have. You’ll be glad you started when you’re hungry and you have limited ingredients at home! It’s so much fun to experiment with the different flavours and textures. Not to mention your presentation!

6. Volunteering
Volunteering will make you feel good for obvious reasons. When you’re out to help others, rather than just yourself, it’s hard to beat the feelings of well being you’ll have. That connected feeling we get when helping others just can’t be beaten. Not only that, it’s one of the cheapest hobbies you could have.

7. Yoga

Yoga is an awesome hobby that allows people to have more control over their bodies. It encourages deep breathing and mindfulness too, which are great skills to have in everyday life!

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