Hobbies For A Homebody

Are you someone who enjoys being in your home for the majority of the day or in a secluded space to enjoy your time uninterrupted? Me too! Lately, quarantine and social distancing have been amplifying my inner introvert, and I’m ok with that, but I’ve been becoming idle with a lack of indoor activities to keep me entertained. If you have watched all the Netflix your heart can desire, grown tired of social media and people watching from your porch, I have just the thing for you!

Here’s a list of fun, creative, and educational hobbies that can bring a little extra joy to your day. Best part is you wont even have to leave your home to do them! 😀 It never hurts to try something new; who knows, you might just discover a new passion!

Skating

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quad skating has been on the uprise this year with people taking to their garages, driveways, and even kitchens to practice their moves.

Yoga

With no equipment required, it’s easy to start your practice today with some simple moves and stretches. Check out some youtubers or instagramers to get an idea of beginner poses and techniques to improve your skills.

Painting 

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Creativity at its finest. You don’t have to be a Picasso to create works of art. Painting, sketching, and drawing are great forms of expression and can offer a therapeutic release of emotion.

Blogging/ Journaling 

Discover your passion for sharing ideas, stories, or advice on the things that interest you. You can write in a personal journal or publish your work to share with the world.

Reading 

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Explore new genres of books and check out some best sellers you’ve heard people rave about but never got around to checking out for yourself.

Hairstyling 

Learn how to style you or your childs hair. Check out YouTube or Pinterest for simple looks that you can whip out for different occasions. You’ll feel confident being able to look great without the help of a professional stylist.

Makeup

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Learn how to do your own makeup. Take it up a notch and master the winged eyeliner and highlighting/contouring 😉

DIY Projects

If you’ve thought to buy it, try DIY’ ing it first!

Dancing 

Dancing is a great way to stay active and healthy, especially if you’re spending a lot of time indoors. Turn on some tunes and jam away. If you are looking for a more structured form of dancing then you can use YouTube for free lessons and routines to improve your skills.

Photography 

You can get started with this hobby using your smart phone or you can explore low cost beginner friendly cameras.

Crafts 

If you enjoy working with your hands and creating unique pieces, Crafting may be right up you alley. Scrapbooking, jewelry making, woodworking, knitting, and embroidery are just a few, of the many, options available to get your ideas flowing.

Model Building 

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If you’re a detail oriented individual who enjoys working a project through to completion, you may enjoy building model cars, planes, or buildings in your free time.

Cooking/Baking 

Perfect your favorite dishes and learn some new ones! It could give you a sense of pride to serve your family or guest an amazing and flavorful meal. If you’re serving for one, enjoying the fruits of your labor will be a reward in its own.

Learning 

Online course and classes are a great option if you’re someone who enjoys learning new things or would like to improve your craft and/or advance in your career.

Gardening

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Fine tune that green thumb and begin growing your own produce or flowers. If you don’t have the yard space, you can try potting or an elevated garden bed. Once you’ve got it down, you could make extra cash by selling what you’ve grown to neighbors and friends.

Investing 

Explore different options for investing and multiplying your money. It can be very satisfying when done correctly.

Gaming 

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The gaming market is huge, there’s something out there for everyone. Gaming systems, Computer games, and Gaming Apps are at your finger tips. If your not a fan of electronic games try board games and brain teasers/puzzles.

Singing

Fine tune your vocals and improve your pitch with your favorite songs. Feel confident that you can kill it if you ever had to sing karaoke.

I hope this list was helpful in some way to you, comment below if you’ve began any new hobbies lately!

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