• 1 Books
    There is no such thing as a child who hates to read; there are only children who have not found the right book. Frank Serafini
  • 2 Music
    If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week. Charles Darwin
  • 3 Films
    Film is more than the twentieth-century art. It's another part of the twentieth-century mind. It's the world seen from inside. Don DeLillo
  • 4 Technology
    Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution. Albert Einstein
  • 5 Hobbies
    Each of our souls has a deep urge to confess something about its nature. It sits still within us, until we come across a certain song, book, movie or person. Then everything changes. Ilwaad Isa

Why is it worth having hobbies?

Hobby is the thing we do in our free time. We feel satisfaction about it and it is pleasant for us. However, do we really need it? What are the types of hobbies? I will present it to you in my article.

Why do we need hobby?

Having passion, or in other words a hobby, makes us feel more valuable, needed and more interesting to others. What's more, people with passion are really perceived as attractive and those with whom it is worth spending time and talking.

Sometimes hobby becomes the source of our income – it is mainly targeted at the elderly. What is the conclusion? Not only we derive pleasure from it, it can also be useful.

Hobbies also help in developing and even fighting depression. Having anything that interests us can make us feel special and fulfilled, with the purpose in life to which we intend to strive.

Interests, in a more psychological sense, build their own "I". This is especially important in the development of a young man who is constantly looking for a way in life that he will be able to follow. As young people, we often look for our idols, who will be our models for developing and seeking ourselves. Having that person (generally a pattern or patterns) can clearly set out the visions of the future and purpose in life. Of course, to go in the right direction, we have to draw inspiration from good patterns, not the bad ones. Therefore, parents have a very important role in the life of a teenager, they have the duty to watch the path of the child – they are largely responsible for their development.

Types of hobbies

There are many types of hobbies, but I will present, in my opinion, the five most popular and least known.



  1. Photography - is a hobby that you can devote 5 minutes a day and take pictures with your phone, but you can also pull yourself boundless and spend lots of money on equipment. People with such passion often like to be in the open air and usually feel comfortable in the nature.
  2. Cooking - the only thing you need is ingredients, a cookbook and energy to act. People with such passion are usually very expressive and like to experiment, while taking care of every detail in their dishes.


  1. Sport - as you probably expect you must to have high endurance and great willingness. You do not really need much to do this hobby. People who do sports usually have high strength and resistance to pain. For the most part, they are very determined and aim for a goal.
  2. Drawing – there are a lot of techniques: chalk pastels, pencil, crayons, coal, etc. People who do these hobbies are very creative and able to see the beauty of the world. They often follow their heart and the result of their work lets their creativity off. For more accurate drawings, you need a lot of patience and accuracy.


  1. Dance - breakdance, burlesque, belly dancing, tango, classical dances, hula dance, ballet, Zumba, salsa, pole dance and much more. People with such hobby attach great importance to the accuracy and fluency of movements. Just like in sport, there is a need for high mental and physical strength. It often connects with music.




  1. Plane spotting - it's nothing like watching flying planes. Often combined with taking photos and – above all - with noting the fact of the appearance of the plane, its type, route, etc.


  1. Zorbing - a fun game consisting of rolling off a slope or flowing down a rapid river, a stream in a plastic, inflatable, made of materials resistant to damage of the double ball "zorba". Yes, it can be a hobby.
  2. Growing tropical fish - as the name says, such a person likes to breed tropical fish. One must know how to grow them and one must like sea animals.
  3. Upcycling - in other words, doing things out of waste.


  1. Flights in a wind tunnel - it's a very unusual but quite a safe experience. Such flights can also be a training before parachuting.


There are still many hobbies that we do not even knowa bout. To sum up, a hobby can be a big break from the recurring routine of life, so I encourage you to have and develop your own one. 


Wiktoria F.

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