How Having a Hobby Helps My Anxiety

June 24, 2022 Liana M. Scott

I never really had a hobby, per se. I married young and had three kids. That, plus a full-time job, left little time for me, let alone hobbies. I write—this blog, for instance—and read, but I don't consider either of these hobbies. As a creative outlet, and with the hope that I could channel my thoughts and energy into something that wasn't all about my trauma and residual anxieties, I decided it was time to pursue a hobby.

Choosing a Hobby That's Right for You

Some might say that as a writer, I'm naturally creative. This might be true for the written word, but as far as other avenues of creativity, there isn't much I thought of that would pique my interest and that I might be good at, even a little bit. I had always wanted to try making pottery. Working with my hands and creating something from raw, organic materials appealed to me. And so I registered for a series of pottery classes. I loved it so much that I'm registered for my third set of classes. Watch my video where I describe how doing pottery helps my anxiety by helping me get out of my own head.

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July, 2 2022 at 11:09 am

You’re a natural!!

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