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While best part of our life is spent earning or making a living, we tend to seek additional activity in our spare time that will fulfil us better. We seek to express ourselves through that hobby or part-time activity, as means to discovering and fulfilling that part of ourselves which cannot find an outlet through our work. To that end, we end up choosing one of many hobbies or other activities, such as, for example, collecting. But here's much more.

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All You Need to Know About Community Gardens in NYC

About Community Gardens in NYC

Hobbies are much more than passtime activities. They can help you perfect your skills, learn something new and meet other people. In case of gardening you get all that plus bring fresh, healthy food to your table, while enjoying seeing the 'fruits of your labour'.

Awesome Hobbies to Wow Friends

Awesome Hobbies to Wow Friends

When you are choosing the right hobby for you, it all comes down to picking something you like doing. It makes you look forward to doing it and deriving pleasure from your favourite pass time. There are also hobbies you might choose to impress your friends.

Basement Remodeling Ideas

Basement Remodeling Ideas

No matter how much space you have at home at your disposal, chances are you could always use some more. One of the most underused spaces at your home is the basement. With some ideas and tips, you can remodel the space and make it more useful.

Boating as a Hobby

Boating as a Hobby with Money

Many hobbies require little or money outlay to start with, most of them done from home. But there are hobbies for those who enjoy outdoors and have more spare cash to play with. One of expensive hobbies is boating, which requires comittment to see it through.

Hobbies to Pass Time

Hobbies to Pass Time

Although we live in a fast moving world, sometime it's important to escape that daily "treadmill" and get more out of life. It'll do wonders for our physical and psychological wellbeing. So, if you think 'patience is a virtue', here are five hobby ideas to pass the time.

Five Musical Instruments

Five Musical Instruments

Very few people were lucky to be born with a good voice and a sense of rhythm. Most of us who were not, would be lucky to have a few music lessons and learn to strumm a guitar or play a piano. Here are five music instruments you might wish to have learned to play.

Hobbies for Adults to Make Friends

Hobbies for Adults to Make Friends

With age, meeting new people and making friends gets harder. The current obsession with online stuff doesn't much help either. Of course, there are many ways to make new friends, if you are willing to put in the effort. Here are 8 hobbies to help adults meet new friends.

Hobbies for Children

Hobbies for Children to Develop

Recen studies show that these days children spend a great deal of time on the internet. While it can be useful and fun, there are better ways to help your child learn and develop. Take a look at some of the best hobbies to help your child develop real life skills.

Hobbies To Take Up

Hobbies to Take Up Right Now

Hobbies are essential for retaining passion, developing social skills and making friends. They also give us an opportunity to pursue our interests and helps us develop our creative side. See the list of five potential hobbies that you might take up right now.

Hobbies to Try Once You Retire

Hobbies to Try Once You Retire

We all look forward to retirement years, to have time on our hands and try things we always wanted to do. If you have retired, there are no excuses now. Time to pick your hobby and see what you're made of. Here are six hobby ideas for when you retire.

Hobby for My Personality

Hobby for My Personality

Hobbies gives a chance to revitalize your creativity, build confidence and reduce stress. But with so many hobby choices and options available, it's often a tough task to find the one that's right for you. Here are some options that could suit your personality.

Hobby Ideas for Men

Hobby Ideas for Manly Men

Even in this age in gender equality, there are certain characteristics that define men as men and women as women. The way the nature intended it. So, there are certain hobbies that men in particular like to pursue. We have selected 8 of those as hobby ideas.

Learning to Draw

Learning to Draw Exercises

We all see the world around us through different eyes. Some of us will convey our impressions through literature or music, others will opt for a more visual expression of drawing. No need to be Picasso. If you lack talent, practice and hard work will get you there.

Look at These Hobby Ideas

Look at These Hobby Ideas

There's only so much you can derive from your TV, social networks and tablets, before you start to get bored with it all. There's more to life than being online. Instead, get some hobby ideas and you will engage your mind in a more wholesome manner.

Nurture Your Creativity

Nurture Your Creativity Hobbies

When you have a lot of spare time, you might start thinking of picking up a hobby. Perhaps you could choose one that will nurture your creative side and make it more fun. These hobbies can become an interesting way to make the most of your spare time.

Outdoor Hobbies

Outdoor Hobbies for Adventurous

Relaxing hobbies have their purpose. But sometime you just want to get out from sedate life and test your sense of adventure. There are many outdoor activities that can be turned into hobbies. We have selected five awesome hobbies to enjoy the grand outdoors.

Pass Time Hobbies

Pass Time Hobby Ideas

Spare time gives us the freedom to ge involved in doing something that will give us more out of life, to get more pleasure out of living, improve our health and get more active. Whatever your pass time hobby, it should help you enjoy your life more and savour every moment.

Photography as a Hobby

Photography as a Hobby

In our modern society we're no longer burdened with survival, leaving us plenty of spare time. While some choose to use that time for online activities, it's far better and smarter to find a hobby, like photography. It's an ideal combination of a hobby and online stuff.

Play Bluegrass Guitar

Play Bluegrass Guitar

Acoustic guitar is one of the most favoured musical string instruments, which can be played wherever and whenever you want. It's especially popular with bluegrass music bands and vocalists. Follow our rough guide to play bluegrass music on acoustic guitar.

Most Popular Hobbies in Florida

Popular Hobbies in Florida

Contemporary hobbies seem to be watching TV or browsing social media, whose values are questionable to say the least. Not much to be gained in terms of mental, let alone physical way. For a true, beneficial leisure, take up some outdoor hobbies in Florida.

Start Singing Hobby

Start a Singing Hobby

If you love music, singing is the natural choice for a new hobby that could even lead to performing music gigs. There are of course no guarantees. But if you enjoy it, why not give it a try. Here are tips for beginner singers for your new hobby, or even a potential career!?

Stress Reducing Hobbies

Stress Reducing Hobbies

With our everyday responsibilities, repetitive and high work demands, it's quiet easy to slip into stress mode and find it difficult to relax and unwind. That's where certain hobbies help to take our mind off stressful things and go into a tranquil mode and reduce stress.

Summer Hobby Ideas

Summer Fun Hobby Ideas

It's an ideal time to relax and enjoy warm weather, beach and sea breezes. But after a while you might want to spice up your summer experiences and replenish your energy with other types of activity. Here are 7 ideas for fun hobbies to liven up your summer.

Archery as a Hobby

Taking up Archery as a Hobby

One of the reasons we pick up a hobby is to easier deal with stress and everyday routine. Hobbies provide an outlet to direct our mental and physical energy in an activity that we enjoy. Archery is a good combination of exerting energy into an outdoor sport activity.

Tiny House Hobbies and Fun Activities for Small Spaces

Tiny House Hobbies and Fun Activities

If you are living in small space, or at least it feels like it, that shouldn't stop you from pursuing some amazing hobbies. There are many tiny house hobbies you can enjoy, as creative outlets. Invest in your leisure home-time with these fun activities for small spaces.

Unusual and Unique Hobbies to Try in NYC

Unique Hobbies to Try in NYC

Having a hobby is all about adding more enjoyment into your life, doing something meanigful and constructive. There are many activities that add joy to life, whether you call them hobbies or not. We have come up with unusual and unique hobbies to try, especially in NYC.

Hobby Ideas

For some, work or in particular business can be fulfilling in itself, as they manage to find joy and pleasure in it. For many others though, it's different hobbies that add more meaning to life, where they seek to express themselves more creatively, or simply seek additional life pleasure in a hobby that reflects their inner values.

There are many different hobbies, but we have chosen a few here, covered in the articles above. Perhaps these posts will give you some hobby ideas on what spare time activity you'd like to pursue, or to inject more fun and enjoyment in your spare time.

Group of women sitting around table, doing their hobbies.
Whether your motivation to have a hobby at home is for a pure pleasure,
as a social activity, or to make some extra money, hobbies can give you
a more fulfilling and interesting social life.