1. To keep you creative
A creative hobby such as writing, painting, doodling, journaling, stitching, crochet, DIY crafts etc are good to keep one creative. Having a creative hobby is very important as it helps in improving brain function, improving concentration and emotional expressions.
2. To help you make money
If you have turned your passion to profession, then it’s a different case but if not, try having a hobby that helps you make some extra money. So, in your free time you will do something you that love and it will also bring you some money. Examples for hobbies that can help you earn money are writing, singing, painting, photography, blogging, coaching etc.
3. To keep you fit
Health SHOULD BE your PRIORITY. How about a hobby that keeps you fit? This mean whenever you do your hobby, you will also be doing an activity that will keep you fit and without making you put an extra effort. Because it has been seen that most of the people try hard to stay fit by joining gym or some yoga class but after some days, they quit it because it’s not something they actually enjoy and love to it. That’s why, have a hobby that keeps you fit. This can be dancing, playing a sport, cycling, aerobics or simply going for a walk into the nature every day.
4. To evoke mindfulness and keeps you calm
A mindful lifestyle is very important, especially in such chaotic and tense. Therefore, it is very important that you have a hobby that evokes mindfulness and keep you calm. This kind of hobby helps relieves anxiety and stress and makes one feel calm and joyous. A mindful hobby can be journaling, doodling, painting, singing, playing a musical instrument, meditation etc.
5. Helps you grow professionally
I always say, learning should never stop. And having a hobby that will also help you grow professionally will be a cherry on top. In your free time, you will do something that you enjoy and it will help you grow professionally too. This can be reading books, learning to code, watching documentaries and films, listening to podcasts etc.
I really hope this article will help you to identify the right intention behind your hobby that will eventually help you grow as a person, shape your personality and will lead you to a better lifestyle.