No man is really happy or safe without a hobby.william Osler
Many consider a hobby as something that is just for passing time. They are wrong. A hobby makes effective use of time by helping one create something.
If you look at the definition of a hobby, it means n activity or interest pursued pleasure or relaxation and not as the main occupation. gardening, reading singing are all considered as hobbies that people do other than then their professional work.
But the truth is n if you follow your hobby diligently, it might end up being more productive than your main occupation.
Consider, if you take up gardening, you should research seasons and their impacts on plants. if you take up an instrument, you should hone your ability to differentiate between notes and scales. whatever you do acquire a holistic understanding of your hobby.
The finest thing about a hobby is that you can’t do any pretending about it. You either like it or you don’t.Dorothy Draper
If you see, a hobby is a serious activity. Except, it is not stressful it actually de-stresses you.
It is important:
Having a hobby in itself is important. It is something we should all develop in our lives. just reading and writing helps us in all walks of life, a hobby to helps us develop certain skills required in life.
It is also important to upgrade yourself in your hobby. You cannot the same thing in the same way daily even after twenty years, This would drain the creativity of the hobby. So keep improving your hobby.
It refines you
A hobby helps sharpen the mind. but it is only over a period of time that you will be able to appreciate the finer aspects of your hobby. your mind will become more alert and receptive.
Give it time regularly
Don’t leave a hobby midway. Give it time every day. Some people follow a hobby religiously during their childhood, but they do not continue it into adulthood. There are few things sadder than the death of creativity.
So follow your hobby and give it your best. who knows, you might just a career out of it.
Using your talent, hobby, or profession in a way that makes you contribute something good to this world is truly the way to go.Simon Zingerman
-Reference from book Chanakya in Daily Life by Radhakrishna Pillai
Storywalla says that hobbies help you regain your energy whenever you tired with your daily stuff. If your hobby becomes your work then it may take you those high where you want to go. So, choose one hobby to grow yourself.