Hobbies Are Not Just for Fun
If you are working 9 -5, five days a week, you probably don’t get the time to do much of what you love. If you have a family on top of your 9-5 job, you probably don’t have any time to do anything but worry and work. No wonder everyone is down in the dumps lately…all work and no play!
Having a hobby can actually help you on many levels. I didn’t have any hobbies that I like to do growing up, so I had a lot of time on my hands. Now that I have numerous hobbies it has helped me in so many ways!
When you do something you love, you really don’t feel like it is work. When it doesn’t feel like work, you do not have to muster up the motivation to do it! It is already there. When you have this kind of motivation, it will creep into other aspects of your life! You will feel motivated to work, exercise, and get things accomplished.
When searching for a hobby, I had to look inside myself and find what I loved to do. When that happened, I instantly had a spark of creativity. When you are creative, you can find new hobbies to explore and enhance your talents!
Turn it into a Business
When you find something you love to do, and you feel as though you can turn a profit, then go for it! My mother, the Ultimate Business Gypsy, turned her fun and innovate hobby into a thriving and popular business! So look to your hobby if you are lost for employment. It might be the best decision you make!
So, do not dismiss your gut feeling to do something you love and something that is creative. It may just help you in the long run!
(Illustration by Kellie Cox of KC Designs)