Hobbies and Interest Change over Time and Are More a Reflection of Trend

1517 Words Feb 4th, 2009 7 Pages
Hobby is activity that individuals do for pleasure on the spare time. Most of us have hobby because having a specific interest on something makes our physical and mental balance. We choose hobby base on our own interest and practice it on a regular basis. In today's fast moving society, many people experience stress on a daily basis. This can cause them many sleepless night. Stress affects us mentally, physically and emotionally. One of the best ways of dealing with stress is having a hobby. The reasons are that hobbies allow us the ability to unleash our creativity, boost our self esteem, engage in an activity we are passionate about and give us a sense of pleasure and accomplishment. Even though it is obviously that hobbies and interest …show more content…
Hobbyists who are loyal to their interest are usually involved in sport. Where sport’s is an activity govern by rules or custom and often engaged in competitively. Sport is not just a hobby or interest it can be a career too. Back in the history, existences of sport are founded thousand years ago. Even though as time grows hobbyist might not participate in the hobby anymore for some reason but they turn out to be supporter or fans.
There are many types of hobby where people are tending to involved. For instance collecting, the hobby of collecting consists of acquiring specific items based on a particular interest of the collector. These collections of things are often highly organized, carefully catalogued, and attractively displayed. Since collecting depends on the interests of the individual collector, it may deal with almost any subject. The depth and breadth of the collection may also vary. Some collectors choose to focus on a specific subtopic within their area of general interest: for example, 19th Century postage stamps, milk bottle labels from Sussex, or Mongolian harnesses and tack.
Another type is game; a game is a structured or semi-structured recreational activity, usually undertaken for enjoyment (although sometimes for physical or vocational training). A goal that the players try to reach and a set of rules concerning what the players can or cannot do create the challenge…