When someone mentions the word ‘hobby’ what immediately comes to your mind?
Hobbies offer new experiences and challenges, allowing us to get to know ourselves and our talents are we explore. Not only can it offer you a break away from your busy life, it could improve your career and be a great stress reliever. In the process you can learn important lessons.
What sorts of hobbies could help you at work and life?
- An activity involving physical exertion and skill.
- An individual or team activity or sport competing against each other.
- A means of entertainment or income.
There are a number of hobbies that could become fulfilling and enhance your life, but recently I have been thinking about the activities I am currently trying to master. Horse riding, artistic roller dance, skating, running and practicing more piano. Perhaps you are wondering how playing the piano would have anything in common with horse riding. But, even considering how hobbies build our faith in God, I realised there was a lot more than I thought.
There are many characteristics required to master a hobby or sport. Maybe you have a goal you want to reach and don’t know how to make it happen.
5 lessons that you can transfer to other areas of your life
- I have to learn patience if I can effectively shine as a Christian in a ‘dark’ world…
- I have to be determined not to let ‘setbacks’ dishearten me…
- I must not allow ‘cares’ to weigh me down…
- I must not allow people to disappoint me because of differing expectations…
- I have to persevere when things get difficult ~ through tough circumstances and in dealing with challenging people…
Whether you are doing DIY around the house or watching online documentaries, you are constantly learning and developing new skills. Like drawing or learning to cook, you are investing into a rewarding plan of broadening your mindset. And in the process improve yourself too.