Being an introvert is a real thing. It’s a misconception by people that introverts are of shy and mysterious nature. The difference being, they just don’t ask out for help like the extroverts.
It is believed and proved that introverts have a better focus on things than extroverted ones.
Most of the brilliant people of all time, including, Albert Einstein, Bill Gates, Eleanor Roosevelt, Elon Musk, Emma Watson, J.K.Rowling, Meryl Streep, Warren Buffet are introverts.
They have their way of thinking and love to do things on their own. You won’t find them partying late at night, rather they would prefer to watch a movie with some popcorn and chips.
Introverts often find it hard to think of hobbies that fit within their personality and needs.
If you are an introvert and are spending the whole week in your room with curtains on, you might be doing something wrong. This isn’t what you should do.
We have listed some of the favorite hobbies that you can invest time in.
So come one, off your curtains, and note down the following suggestions.
Hobbies for Introverts could be-
Reading books, magazines, newspapers is itself a great hobby. If you are feeling bored at home and just have some books near you, then bang, grab them, and start reading. Reading enhances our vocabulary and helps us learn new characters. Newspaper reading is a great idea if you don’t like the news channel’s dramas. You will get so much information from around the globe and can use them to your advantage.
These days the most valuable thing is data. If you gather data from reading different journals and magazines, you can gain so much more knowledge than the people who buzz around.
Creative writing includes so many niches. Most introverts don’t talk about themselves with anyone. Thus they don’t share any information about their thoughts. Writing them down is a great way to pour down your feelings into something. All human beings need some connection and a place to put their senses into. Your diary can be your best friend indeed.
Well, it has become a trend nowadays to picture something and post them on social media. Clicking awesome pictures can be a great way of turning your passion into a profession. Post them on Instagram and watch your followers grow. No, you don’t have to own a DSLR for photography, a phone with a decent camera will do. There are so many photography courses available on the internet (both free and paid).
8. Blogging and Vlogging:
If you are good at anything, blog them down on your website or other’s websites. It could be writing, painting, photos, illustrations, videos, fashion, and many more. It gives you a way of publishing your knowledge to the outer world, without anyone’s interference.
Travel places alone and start vlogging and posting them on YouTube. One of the best hobbies preferred by introverts which allows them to learn as well as earn.
9. Outdoor activities:
Go for hiking, traveling alone, swimming, fishing, boating, riding, and many more fun activities that don’t require a partner. You can enjoy being alone and have breathtaking adventures.
9. Cooking or Baking:
If you have a passion for cooking and baking you can try them out. Learn new recipes and cook them in your style.
Who knows you might end up being a great chef or open a bakery.
Sounds amazing right!
Note them down.
Play with colors and expose your imagination in the form of painting. You might be a beginner or know nothing of paintings and drawings. But you can opt for online classes and learn new techniques for drawing. Go for portrait sketching or illustration. It has come into trends these days. Even many companies are looking for good illustrators for their websites and banners. So just dip into it!
11. Netflix and chill:
No one has to be explained what it is. In your free time, you can have Netflix and some salted popcorns. This is a great way of spending time with yourself. Watch foreign movies with subtitles. It would enable you to know more languages. Hanging out with oneself is so important.
Entertainment is good when you feel alone and have nothing to do productive.
12. Learning new languages online:
Learning new languages is important if you want to have a specific course from a foreign college. Some colleges give preference to students to knows their native language. And also if you are interested to study linguistics, online courses can be helpful.
Just imagine landing upon a country alone, without knowing anything about their mode of communication. You’d feel running back home. Isn’t it?
So hey introverts, just sign up for the courses and enjoy learning them, especially on lockdown days.
Hey gamers, here we come. Having a PlayStation at home feels like heaven, but if you don’t, then no need to worry. You can still play games on PCs, tablets, and mobiles. Install them and there you go.
It’s a good way to spend time but make sure not to get addicted to them. Prefer them after you’ve completed daily tasks.
Set a timer for yourself, to restrict yourself.
Nature lover introverts will love gardening. Spending time with nature enhances peace of mind and reduces screen time. It will enable you to have some actual physical time. We actually need time to refresh our cognizances.
Try planting new trees in your gardens and watch them grow.
Most of us are pet lovers. Try adopting a dog, cat, bird, or your desired pet. Play with them, groom, and train them. Even you can share your feelings with them. As there’s no fear of being called “unsocial”. They understand your feelings like no one else. It’s even healthy for your heart.
Get handy: Don’t be so lazy. Repair your broken items. Fix kitchen appliances. Wash cars and clean your rooms. It will give you the scope of body movement and also save pennies.
While enjoying the above activities, don’t forget to spend some family time. While we value our lonely time, the most introverted bodies too need attachments. Communication is so very important for introverts like you and me. Surround yourself with people who hold you and there’s no one better than a family.
Read more: 27 Famous Introverts And Their Quotes
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