5 Reasons Why Everyone Must Have a Hobby in Life

5 Reasons Why Everyone Must Have a Hobby in Life

  • 16/03/2017

"Happy is the man who is living by his hobby" - George Bernard Shaw

Having a hobby is a perfect way to relieve stress, stay creative and enjoy your leisure time to the fullest. When it comes to hobbies, different people like to have their own choices that they enjoy and fits their personality and lifestyle.

Hobbies give emotional, mental and physical benefits to your while enabling you to pursue a passion while adding so much to your mind, body, soul and even wallet (if you're really good at it)!

So, if you find yourself doing nothing but scrolling endlessly and aimlessly through your smartphone screen, it's time you cultivate a hobby and learning something new. Here are 5 reasons why everyone must have a hobby in life -

1.Hobbies make you interesting -

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The truth is, no one is really interested to know how many episodes of GoT or Breaking Bad have you binge-watched till date. If you have a hobby, you will have experiences to share, stories to tell and most of all, knowledge to impress people. Agreed, the point of pursuing a hobby isn't to impress anyone but hey, while you're at it, it never hurts to score some brownie points because of your cool hobby!

2.Hobbies give you perspective -

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In order to learn or develop a new hobby, you will have to learn to be patient and practice to keep on improving yourself. Thus, learning a hobby will add value to your life and give you a unique perspective of things around you. Plus, hobbies are an amazing way to build your self-esteem and confidence. After all, the more you know, the more you grow!

3.Hobbies give you stress relief -

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Another amazing reason to pick up the hobby you always wanted to. Learning a hobby or practicing one daily allows your mind to enjoy the present and worry less about the past or future. From a bad day at work to a quarrel with your partner, a hobby can magically help you forget the rest and stay stress free while doing what you love!

4.Hobbies help you connect with people -

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Shy? Single? Lonely? Pursuing a hobby adds to your overall well-being and helps you hit a common ground with people who share the same interest or passion as you. From joining a community to sharing your skills with people, it is one of the best ways to socialize and meet interesting people in life while staying involved in a hobby!

5.) Hobbies make you creative -

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Calligraphy, Dancing, Language, Pottery, Painting - what is the one thing common with all these hobbies? Yes, it is the art of staying creative and thinking outside the box to develop a hobby. Be it your personal or professional life, by pursuing a hobby of your choice, you can train your brain to think creatively and add excitement to escape the mundane nature of daily life!


We understand that finding a new hobby can be hard but the best advice is to really ask yourself about your interests, likings, passions or strengths. For example - if you like to read, start building a book reading hobby or if you want to pick up a musical instrument, start by learning with a friend or teacher.


Simply put, think about the things you already have a liking for and expand them to see if you can build an interesting and fulfilling hobby around it!


The internet is an endless tool to start pursuing an interest of your choice and develop a hobby that keeps your creative juices flowing. The bottom line is - keep on try new things and never be afraid of exploring your interests, after all, you might find something which can last you well worth a lifetime!

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