The Perfect at Home Hobby to Help Deal with Stress | The Mad Potter

May 23, 2020 2 min read

The Perfect at Home Hobby to Help Deal with Stress | The Mad Potter

Stress. Even the word itself can cause anxiety. That nagging feeling becomes a normal part of life for everyone, whether it’s work, kids, finances, etc. Nobody can escape it---but we can all find an at home hobby to reduce stress at the end of the day. Here are our 5 top fun things to do at home that are proven to reduce stress levels!

1) Origami

Origami is a quiet activity that is sure to give you some peace and nostalgia. Remember those paper airplanes or paper fortune tellers you made in middle school? That totally counts! Not only is this activity practically free, but it will add some cute decor to your home. 


2) Journaling

An easy way to deal with stress is to write---fiction, poetry, anything you want! If you don’t know where to start, a great way to clear your thoughts is to journal about day to day life. It’s a creative hobby that will allow you to express your emotions in a healthy way. After you do it, we guarantee you will feel lighter. Tip: Make yourself a cup of tea or hot cocoa to really get in the mood.

3) Knitting 

knitting at home

Knitting is NOT just for Grandmas. People of all ages have taken up this activity, even celebrities. This at home hobby is sure to calm those pesky thoughts and ease your mind with the repetitive movements. Take out those needles, watch a few YouTube videos, and you’ll be good to go.  And hey, you might just get a new sweater out of it.

4) Pottery

Painting pottery at home hobby

Painting pottery is a common at home hobby people use to relax, but it can be daunting if you aren’t familiar with painting. That's why pottery is a great option. We have tons of great samples to get your creativity moving and endless colors. Choose from hundreds of pieces (many of them are useful too---our favorite is the spoon rest), paint it, and let us do the rest. We will even deliver it to your home, with everything you need!

5) Coloring

coloring at home

Borrow some colored pencils from the kids and relax your brain! There are plenty of free options online or if you get really into it, you can find any themed coloring book you want these days. The nice thing about this at home hobby is that you can’t mess it up!

In today’s world it is important to take time to control your stress and find fun things to do at home. Choosing a hobby is the first step to relaxing---and an at home hobby makes it even easier. We hope this list sparks your interest and leads you to a more peaceful life.

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