A life without hobbies is like a tree without blossoms. Well Kahlil Gibran did say that about love, but he may as well have said that about hobbies. Hobbies stimulate your mind and contribute to your personal development in more ways than one. If you don't know where to get started, here are some ideas. And the best part? These won't burn a hole in your pocket!
 

Painting

Painting

Few activities are as rewarding as putting paint to canvas. To give a physical form to your creative expression is a hugely satisfying experience. Painting is known to have many therapeutic benefits in addition to boosting various brain functions like creativity and memory. So, go on and let that imagination loose.

Cooking

What good are all those viral food videos that you spent so much time watching if you aren't going to put them to any use? That being said, cooking is a basic life skill that should be acquired by all. With countless cooking styles and recipes to try, you'll never run out of ideas. In fact we suggest you get your partner involved and turn cooking into bonding hour!

 

Gardening

Gardening

Get down and get your hands dirty and we promise you'll be thanking us for it. Gardening is as good for your physical wellbeing as much as it is for your mental health. Even if you don't have a space for an actual garden, you can start small. Try your hand with a few potted herbs outside your window and before you know it, you'll be the creator of your very own organic kitchen garden!

Blogging

Whether it’s food or fashion or anything in between, a blog is a great way to pursue your interests. It gives you to a platform to express yourself, increases your knowledge on the subject and helps build a network. In the long run, you might even end up making some money! Like they say, you’ll never know if you don’t try!

 

Learn yoga

Learn yoga

If you want to make the most of your Wifi connection, we suggest that you spend some time learning yoga online. With so many online classes and YouTube at your disposal, it would be a shame not to.

It’s great for your mind, body and is free! What's not to like?

Reading

Do you even need a reason for this? Reading is practically the best thing you can do for your brain—it'll open your mind and inspire you in ways you never imagined. Who knows? It might even make a writer out of you someday. So go ahead and get those grey cells working!