Everybody needs a hobby. It serves as a way to distract yourself from the pressures of everyday life. Not all hobbies are glamorous or even all that interesting. It just has to be a niche that fits you. Even collecting rare Japanese Pokemon cards can be a valuable pastime if it helps you to deal with the stress in your life.
Trimming bonsai trees has long provided relaxation and serenity. They are small and portable so it can be easy to spend some time with it even during an office lunch break. It can provide just enough of a break that you are able to return from your break feeling refreshed and ready to tackle your workload.
Have you ever seen those pretty painted porcelain Easter eggs? There are people that collect them. The ones that people tend to covet are the ones that are hand painted and one of a kind. There are even entire shows dedicated to them! The bottom line is that if looking at them and keeping track of them helps to take your mind off of your stress, then it is perfect.
You can walk into a garage and be confronted with a license plate collection. It could span several states, and even several decades. While it may not appeal to everyone, what is important is that it provides some enjoyment for the person that does the collecting.
A souvenir that is common to pick up when you travel out of state are decorative spoons. You can pick up a different one in each state. There are people out there that strive to complete a set of fifty.
Are you effectively distracted by rare Japanese Pokemon cards? If you are, then that is all that really matters. It helps you to cope with the stress that life throws at you then it is a purposeful and functional hobby.
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