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The Psychology Of Hobbies

The Psychology Of Hobbies

  • While most people are aware hobbies tend to make us happier, they are also scientifically proven to make us healthier. Hobbies seem to help us live a calmer life, which reflects on the body.
  • For people with high-pressure jobs, hobbies help with disconnecting them from their business related tasks and from entire thought patterns around building a business.
  • Hobbies are also a way to shape our identity.


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The Trend Of Turning Hobbies Into Side Hustles

Hobbies take work and turn it into leisure, and take leisure and turn it into work. Hobbies occupy the borderland that is beyond play but not yet employment.

There’s a growing trend of people turning their hobbies into side hustles. If hobbies are this good, why do we try t...


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This concept refers to our perceived knowledge of ourselves, based on the number of distinct aspects we believe we possess.

Goals, relationships, and activities are all part of a network forming our sense of self.

The lower your self-complexity, the more fragile you ...


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Hobbies Vs Hustles

Pushing too hard to turn a hobby into a hustle can actually make you lose your passion.

The main difference between a hobby and a hustle is whether you have to do it even when you don’t want to. Client waiting for a deliverable, customers who subscribed...


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