Reduce The Risk Of Depression And Dementia

Stimulate The Brain With Hobbies

A lot of times we dismissed hobbies as just being a leisure time to unwind ourselves from the busy life. But don’t you know that having a hobby that you are passionate about doing not only allows you to escape from the chaos of the world around you? But it will also promote stimulation in your brain function and reduce the risk of depression and dementia?

What is a hobby? It is an activity done regularly in one’s leisure time for pleasure. It is a pastime, sideline, diversion, avocation, enthusiasm, recreation, relaxation, entertainment and amusement. Activities that you like to do for yourself and with family or friends.

Why is it important to have a hobby? Hobbies gives you an opportunity to enhance your life and living life more enjoyable. It allows you to escape from the things that are bothering you. It allows you distress yourself while remaining mentally productive. It also promotes better health and may lower the risk of having a high blood pressure and other diseases.

Hobbies are important to have a productive life. It does not  only helps you emotionally and mentally but it also allows you to develop more passion for doing other things in life.

Hobbies can be turn into a sideline career. As you enjoy doing your hobby you become an expert in that field, therefore opens an opportunity for a career. For example if your hobby is  into writing, then you can do blogging, transcribing, freelance writing… Or if your hobby is into singing I bet you as you develop your nice voice you will be invited to different events that would love to have your singing voice to entertain them. Or you can do a voice over jobs which allows you to read someone’s book over for an audio book. Or if you are like me  who also loves gardening, I have turned my passion for gardening into a small business, selling plants.  There are so many ways that you can turn your hobby into a career. But the main thing is that whatever you are passionate about doing, it can be really productive and have a lot of good benefits to your well-being.

So what are your hobbies friends? What are the things you love doing? Can you think of some ways to develop that hobby to a possible career someday? Even if you are not thinking of turning your hobby into a career keep it up and stay productive physically and mentally. If you don’t know what your hobby is start by thinking of the things you like doing and develop that. It might be fishing, or walking, reading, playing musical instruments, playing sports and the list goes on and on.

Let us have fun here and share our hobbies and encourage one another. Please follow and connect with me and I would love to have a community full of enthusiasm about hobbies. I will be posting more fun, entertaining hobbies that I have. So please don’t forget to follow.

Thank you so much for reading this topic and I hope that by now you are more excited about developing more hobbies and please do share with me. If you want to have your hobbies featured here feel free to message me and let us start having fun! Shall we?  

Be blessed, inspired, encouraged and loved.

Yours Truly,

Arlene Allison


Arlene Allison

I am an ordained minister who is doing missionary work for over 15 years now. I was born in one of the island in the Philippines called Cebu. Growing up in a poor condition, I managed to overcome the hurdles of life with a positive attitude, grateful for everything and most of all by the grace of God. I have always challenge myself to do better with my life at a young age and pursue my dreams and ambitions in life by working hard and never complains about the hardships I went through. I have become successful in so many ways that I want to share my life's journey and how I can help you improve your life and reach your goals to a height of success. You can't imagine now how much you can really do if you just have a positive outlook of life and have the attitude of being grateful in every circumstance.

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