WEBE Wellness: Happiness Is A New Hobby

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WEBE Wellness: Happiness Is A New Hobby

If you’re looking to add some happiness into your life, find a new hobby. A new study shows it helps, especially as we age.

Researchers found those with hobbies tend to be happier, less depressed, and more satisfied with their lives, and they stay sharper mentally.

The study looked at nearly 100,000 people across three continents, and it held true in every culture. And it doesn’t matter what the hobby is – anything that you enjoy from learning an instrument to puzzles to photography.

Hobbies add purpose to our lives, and they help us feel more in control, and they could help you live longer – as the countries with the longest life expectancies also tended to have the most hobbies.

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