Healthy Hobbies That Also Make You Happy

people playing soccerFor many people, if you ask how they spend their spare time, they will offer answers like spending time with family, having social time with friends, or shopping.

While these activities may be healthy and add to happiness, they aren’t really ways to develop our unique personal interests or do activities we most enjoy. But hobbies are!

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How Resting the Mind Helps the Body

woman meditatingIt’s been thousands of years since the first mentions of meditation in China and India. More recently, the many benefits of mindfulness have been well researched in the west.

If you’ve dabbled in sitting quietly or calming your mind for stress release, that’s a good start, because even a small meditation practice may also help with health and weight loss.

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