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Home Hobbies that are Good for Mind and Body

There are many things you can do at home that help you clear your mind and give you a workout. You can go for walks, take up gardening or painting as new skills to learn. There are also all the different types of dance that anyone can pick up easily with just some videos watched online. Whatever hobby it is, everything helps keep us active in body and mind. Here are some other ideas on how these activities could be good for both:


Yoga has long been known for its mental clarity but now there’s research suggesting yoga may help improve memory function over time. You may find you want a yoga instructor if you foster a desire more advanced workouts.


Get on your feet! Whether you have a family, roommates, or live alone, you can’t deny the fun and benefits of dancing. Dancing improves coordination which is not only essential for home activities, but also for work and everyday life… not to mention the fun you’ll have. If you’re worried about looking ridiculous, fear not! Dance away!

Landscaping and Gardening

Landscaping and gardening are not only great exercise but they can help you to sleep better at night. When we get out into nature our bodies release more serotonin which helps us relax and go to bed easier. If your landscaping or gardening hobbies grow, take a look at landscaping companies to help you take on bigger projects.


If you’re like me, you found Bob Ross inspiring, uplifting, and peaceful on TV. His videos, along with many other instructional painting videos, are all over the internet. You can also purchase painting kits that instruct you on which color to use in different parts of the painting. There aren’t many things more relaxing than painting!

That’s the list. Give some of these a try and let me know what you think!