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I can't find a hobby- how to get one

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 0 2

How to find a hobby

Are you thinking 'i need a hobby'?Whether you have a lot of spare time in your life, or you want to have fun and learn something new, hobbies are great. It doesn't matter what type of person you are, your skills and intelligence level, the ideal hobby is out there for you you just need to find it.

What type of hobby is best for you?

Everyone like different activities, so it is important you, find the right hobby that suits your interests. If you are someone that prefers to be indoors there would be no point in started cliff climbing lessons. Instead, have a think about what you like to do and soon you will have an idea for what idea is best.

Here are a few thing to think about:

Do you prefer to be indoors or outdoors?

Being outdoors is an appealing thought to those who like to be adventurous. There are lots of things you could do; fishing, long walks, cycling, birdwatching,horse riding, go-kart racing, etc

Are you creative?

Arts and craft hobbies are very popular. It is something you can do inside or outside and is something that will help you kill some time. Supplies for the many types of activities you could do are easily available, from specialist arts and craft stores or online. If you get really good you could even sell your work to others.

Here are some ideas for arts and craft hobbies:

Greetings card making.Pottery scultping, jewellery making, watercolour painting, life sketching etc

Do you like to spend time doing physical activities.

Physical activities are a good way to take up a new hobby while getting fit. A majority of outdoor activities have some form of physical requirement, particularly  those that are sports related.

Would you prefer to do something more mentally challenging?

Not all hobbies have to be time consuming or have costs associated with them. Mentally challenging activities could be anything from chess, brainteaser puzzles or Sudoku.

Would you prefer to start a hobby that you could make money from?

The more skills and/or costs that are needed to create something, the more money you could sell it for. Homemade arts and crafts products are very popular to make and sell.

Would you like a hobby that could help you start a new career?

New careers can develop from learning a new skill. Some examples for you are website design and IT skills. The online world is getting bigger and more companies are now realising they need a web presence. That means that IT and webs design skills are in high demand.

Do you want a hobby that will help you meet new people?

There are lots of classes available that cover lots of potential hobbies. If you prefer to be in a social setting and want to meet new people, start a class instead of doing it alone. You will be able to meet new people, socialize and interact with people who have a common interest. You never know where it may lead. You could gain some good friends and learn a new skill.

It doesn't matter have much time you have to spend on a new hobby, it is important to do something. You can learn a new skill. You could get outside more or make new friends. You could have a career change, reduce stress and more importantly, live more.

 

 

 


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Comments

May 26, 2012 10:42pm
Introspective
Some of my hobbies include writing here on InfoBarrel, posting on my blog, and playing golf with my husband. It would be great to make a career out of any of them (although I doubt I'll be a professional golfer any time soon). Good information!
Sep 3, 2012 9:19am
Millie
You might not become a professional golfer, but you could set up a golf tips blog and add golf lesson videos or such.
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