When I ask people if they have a hobby, some jump right in and tell me all about it. But lots of time, I hear, “I don’t, but I probably should.” And they're right.
One of the most rewarding aspects of having a hobby is that no matter what you choose—you get to do it in your own time, in your own way, for as long as you want.
Here are five reasons having a hobby is a good idea:
1) a proven way to reduce stress
2) boost your creativity
3) make new friends
4) learn a new skills
5) improve your mood
January is National Hobby Month and a good time to start something new.
Not sure where to begin?
Top hobbies include:
Looking for inspiration?
The Art of Manliness presents “45 Manly Hobbies." They call them "manly hobbies," but there's something there for everyone, manly men—and interested women!