A fulfilling hobby is one way to effectively manage stress. A pleasurable activity that's just for fun helps to put a little distance between us and the day-to-day drudge, and inevitably leads to meeting people with the same interests.
So, whether you're looking at joining a hiking club, giving yoga a try, preserving memories with scrap-booking or starting your own blog, creative spaces in your life are necessary to keep you healthy and positive.
Take a hike
Types of yoga
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(Joanne Hart, Health24, December 2009)