Hobbies are essential


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Hobbies are great distractions from the worries and troubles that plague daily living.

People do a lot of things in their life, but one of the most important things is having hobbies. This is because hobbies give you an opportunity to enhance your life while being distressed. 

 They help you relax, while also being mentally productive. Some studies even say that having hobbies promotes better health and may even lower the risk of having high blood pressure.

Enjoying a few hours of your hobby a week can also reduce the risk of depression and dementia. 

An article written about how hobbies are important states that, “Authors concluded that the government should invest in hobbies as a way to build communities and suggested a programme for 16-21 year olds who want to spend a year on social Pro-Am activities, organized jointly by the Department for Education and Skills, Department for Culture, Media and Sport, and the Department for Trade and Industry.”

James Burliegh’s purpose of writing that article is to explain to students, but anyone really, that hobbies have many benefits. One being that they can actually help people develop skills for future jobs.

Physical hobbies as mentioned, have many benefits, they increase both your heart rate and brain function.  They also can help with building muscle, weight loss, strengthening bones, and an overall increase in energy. Some examples of physical hobbies are hiking, camping, swimming, yoga, or martial art.

Hobbies can also improve mental health and overall emotional wellbeing because they relax the mind and decrease stress. Cooking, photography, listening to music, painting, and gardening are all great hobbies that will help get rid of stress.

People may choose a hobby unknown benost to them there are many underlying benefits to their interest. So stick with your hobbie or find one you like, it could save your life!