Haven’t we all complained once that we never have enough time? Amidst all this chaos, the best gift we have received is time. Working from home has become the new normal and with this comes a lot of free time that we normally spend traveling and getting ready for the office. You can make use of this time by learning something new or polishing up your old skills.
When it comes to choosing a hobby, the sky’s the limit. There are indefinite options to choose from. Be it just doodling or playing an instrument, you can turn your bad day at work into having an amazing soothing evening. Doing something you are passionate about can help you manage your stress level and give you the satisfaction you can never have in a normal 9-5 job.
Here is a list of the top 6 Hobbies you can pick up in the convenience of your own home:
Imagine the smell of freshly cooked pasta from your kitchen. If you are a food-lover, needless to say, this will be the most incredible hobby you can take up. There are a lot of online videos you watch to learn and cook your favorite meals.
From burgers to pizza and from pasta to salads, you can try cooking dishes you have never heard of. You can create mouthwatering dishes from around the world for you and your loved ones and impress everyone with your cooking skills.
From our experience, journaling is the most soothing hobby anyone can take up. There are endless options you can journal about. You can write about your day, your thoughts, you can also get creative and stick some pictures, make art, write poetry and so much more.
You can make a to-do list, you can write your goals, there are so many possibilities, and the best part is you can never go wrong with journaling. Your journal can become your best friend and share all of your secrets in the most creative way possible!
Covid has surely made traveling to other places a hassle. But guess what? Books are magic. You can sit in the comfort of your home and immerse yourself in a different world just with a book in your hand. There are literally endless options to choose from.
You can be a part of a world that has vampires, werewolves, or if you are a hopeless romantic, you can pick up a cozy romantic book to get engulfed in. A hot cup of coffee and a comfy seat is our way of having a self-care routine.
Did you love your art class in school, but never really got time to work on it. Sometimes, we dream to pursue our passion, but gradually that dream just sits in the back of our head as we get too busy with our work life. Well, this is the perfect time to start. You just need to get some painting supplies and get ready to be an artist. You can play with different colors and run wild with your imaginations.
We have always been fascinated with gardening. Imagine fresh and beautiful flowers in your backyard. You can grow indoor plants to make your home look brighter and more beautiful. There are a lot of books and online tutorials from which you can learn the basics of gardening and planting. The best thing? You can watch your plants grow every day and also get fresh produce for your kitchen. Now, that’s what we call a productive hobby.
6. Learning a new language
Thinking of visiting your dream destination but hesitant as you are not familiar with the language? Or want to watch a new TV show of your favorite foreign actor but do not want subtitles? Learning a new language is a skill not everyone has. With time, patience and practice, you can learn a new language all by yourself. There are a lot of language courses you can sign up from your home and learn away.
So, this is the time to bring out the masterchef, a poet, a writer within you. Do let us know which is your favorite hobby!