New hobbies to try at home during lockdown 3

If you feel like you're in a little bit of a rut and you don't want to waste time with yet another TV show, maybe it's time to pursue a new hobby.
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Here's our guide to five things you could try to help pass the time (if you have it) during lockdown number three ...

Mindfulness and meditation

Mindfulness is the art of being in the here and now. Without judgement, it's about observing your emotions and emotions are mostly achieved by reflection. Meditation is immensely helpful, strengthening both your physical and mental wellbeing.

Meditation is good for the mind and bodyMeditation is good for the mind and body
Meditation is good for the mind and body

Learn a new language

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Studying a new language can offer a variety of advantages. There is a wide selection of language courses online, so you can pick the course that fits you. You could also suit your preferred language to your favourite food and travel destinations, and practise for your next holiday.


Puzzle-solving is a great hobby to get into because of its many benefits. In addition to being mentally challenging, puzzles also help improve your intellectual abilities and problem-solving skills. Puzzles are an excellent way to take your mind away from the environment. Picking a puzzle up and getting started is all you need to do.


Journaling can be extremely therapeutic for those seeking a subjective hobby. It allows you to manage your emotions, relieve levels of anxiety, exercise gratitude, and lets you reflect on your life. You can start this simply by putting pen to paper and see where your words can take you.


Colouring is an activity that is ideal for all ages. There is fun and relaxation involved, plus it's easy to do. You will only need colouring pens or pencils and a template, which you can print at home for free.

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