10 Hobbies You Can Start at Home Today


Although there are plenty of different outdoor adventures that you can have, sometimes we end up stuck at home looking for ways to pass the time. If you are bored of just watching Netflix on repeat and looking for a new hobby that you can do indoors, look no further. The hobbies on this list are easy to start straight away using only items you probably already have in the home!


Cooking is not just a useful skill to have, but it can also be an extremely fun hobby if you try out new recipes and be a little adventurous! There are countless recipes and tutorials online for any dish you want to learn to make.


You do not have to be religious to enjoy and benefit from mindfulness meditation and relaxation techniques. Once you have learned the basics (which you can find online), you can do this anywhere without any equipment needed.

Stock Trading

Once the preserve of Wall Street bankers, stock trading is now more accessible than ever due to apps and sites. However, you will, of course,need to do your research! There is no guarantee that you will make a profit, but if you are prepared to accept potential losses, this hobby can be an interesting and engaging way to pass the time.

Film Criticism

Watching TV and movies may be the first thing you think to do when stuck at home (it is for many people), but you can put an interesting twist on it by learning a little about film criticism online.This can change the way you watch and enjoy movies and TV forever!

Blogging / Writing a Journal

If you just want to write your thoughts and experiences down without sharing them with the rest of the world online, why not write in a personal diary or journal? Doing so can be surprisingly therapeutic, even if it is just for you.


Whether you have an easel and plenty of art supplies or just a pen and paper, or whether you have sophisticated digital art software or just Microsoft Paint, drawing is a surprisingly fun and relaxing way to spend time, even if you think you are not good at it.

Music Production

Learning a musical instrument is a wondefulway to pass time and a fulfilling hobby. However, if you don’t have a musical instrument, you can still get involved with being creative and making music. There are plenty of pieces of software available to download that help you create your own electronic music.

Online Betting

Betting is a fantastic way to boost your skills but also combine it with a love of sports. Whether you are a fan of basketball or horseracing, you can further increase your love of the sport with a flutter. The great thing is that betting on horse races has never been more accessible. Simply find a site that is credible and safe to use, bet responsibly, and crank up the excitement every time your favorite team plays. This is a great hobby while you are at home, but it can be done anywhere with an internet connection.

Learning a New Language

One of the skills that is most fulfilling to learn is speaking a new language. Not only does this give you a way to pass the time, but you can also use it on your future travels!


Yoga is not only highly relaxing but is also extremely good for your physical health and flexibility. If you have a space large enough in the house, you can follow many different free online tutorials.

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