Birdwatching is a hobby and has been steading increasing in popularity all over the world.
It requires absolutely nothing to get started and is an environmentally friendly pastime that promotes engagement with and appreciation of nature. You may also be surprised by the numerous health benefits that birdwatching has to offer
Making a conscious effort to bring your attention to that which is happening in the present, including your thoughts and feelings, can have wide-reaching benefits especially when it comes to your wellbeing, mental health and resilience.
What is mindfulness?
Mindfulness can be summarised in its simplest form as having a direct, by
In my previous article, I explored some of the many benefits of practising art regularly as a hobby. This is article continues the topic, but instead focuses on the benefits of viewing art.
Allowing art to be part of your life has many physical and mental health benefits and can have
One of the brilliant aspects of art as a hobby is that is accessible to anyone and offers a range of mediums to explore. It is not just for those who are artistically inclined either - simply the desire to create and express yourself can have many lasting positive benefits.
This article is a continuation from a previous article on gardening and explores the multiple benefits of indoor gardening. It is an ideal activity when, for example, the weather is too undesirable to go outside, and a great way to continue your gardening passion during the winter months when not
Suicidal feelings or thoughts may be a spiritual indicator of a process sometimes known as an awakening. This can be a positive, hopeful take on a place that is unbearably painful, as those who have been there will know. I often say depression can be a terminal illness, but it
“When you don't think you can, hold on.”― James Frey
One of the joys of scrapbooking is that it is one hobby that actually combines multiple hobbies and there are many different elements to a scrapbook, which makes it a beneficial creative pastime that allows you to build a variety of skills.
It is an enjoyable and popular activity for people
One of the pleasures of puzzles is the sheer scale and variety that can be enjoyed making them a leisurely hobby that can be used to pass time that also has benefits to our physical and mental health. No matter what type of puzzle there are many advantages to this
This article is a continuation of yesterday’s article on the benefits of reading as a hobby and looks at a further five positive benefits that can not just improve your daily life in general, but also improve your physical, emotional and intellectual abilities. So what are the benefits of having