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Seven hobbies you can start at home in 2021

 If you want to start gardening, opt for easy-to-care for plants (Photo: Shutterstock)

Working from home can get a tad bit crazy. Waking up at the same time, working from and spending more time in the same space day in day out can start to become monotonous.

It’s funny how those of us who were eagerly looking forward to working remotely cannot wait to go back to our work stations.

Separating work from pleasure and family is becoming harder now that everything is intertwined. 

If you’re looking for something to ignite some creativity, a way to unwind or pique your interest, you must be intentional.

And this is where hobbies come to the rescue.

To add some zest to your boring life, here are a few hobbies you can start in 2021. 

  • Writing

  • I know this is the last thing you would expect to read but give me a minute to break it down. If you have vast knowledge and passion about a particular topic you should consider starting a blog.

    If you always find yourself talking about music videos, recipes or hacks, make some money creating content around your interests. 

    Many websites accept articles from freelancers and to be honest the pay isn’t too bad for a hobby that is meant to keep you busy.

     If you love solving problems, puzzles will be right up your alley (Photo: Shutterstock)
  • Solving puzzles

  • If you love solving problems, puzzles will be right up your alley. Coming in different sizes, shapes and designs, pick what ticks your interest and make it a target to arrange a few pieces every night.

    The satisfaction of finishing a puzzle with that final piece is like winning a jackpot.

    To commemorate that milestone, frame and hang it on your wall to act as a beautiful piece of artwork worth remembering.

  • Baking

  • Not everyone is born with the cooking gene and come to think of it, might you be that baker the family has been missing all this time?

    If you don’t try you will never know, now will you?

    Save money on take-outs and invest in some cookbooks or get your learning shoes on and hit the YouTube academy. 

    Before you know it, you will be making some delicious snacks that could lead to a new business idea.

     Enroll for classes to learn how to play an instrument (Photo: Shutterstock)
  • Learn an instrument

  • For many of us the last time we held a musical instrument was in high school. If you still feel the desire to pick up a guitar, piano or learn something new, this is your chance.

    Use your free time to enroll for classes if you have some extra coins or check for online options you don’t have to pay.

  • Knitting

  • If you feel your creative juices calling, knitting may be a good way to unwind after a long day while creating cute scarves and throws. This is a hobby you can do anywhere but be warned, it gets very addictive.

    Not only is it a cheap hobby, but there is so much you can do with it and they sure do make a great gift for holidays.

     Candle making is super easy and ingredients are pretty much accessible and affordable (Photo: Shutterstock)
  • Candle making

  • If you love scented candles like I do, you probably have an idea how expensive they can get. Best thing is you don’t have to pay anyone to teach you. All you can do is learn from tutorials and you’re good to go.

    The steps are super easy and ingredients are pretty much accessible and affordable.

    If you get so good at it, who knows, you can open an online store.

  • Gardening

  • If you love getting your hands dirty, whether you live in an apartment or house that has a yard, you can still fulfil your dreams of becoming an urban gardener.

    You can start with easy-to-care for plants that are nearly impossible to kill in cute pots then move on to herbs, fruits and flowers.

    You will be on cloud nine once you see buds blossoming.

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