Why Your Hobby is the Key to Peace and Prosperity

Adam Rothstein
2 min readFeb 18, 2021

Hobbies have been around as long as human beings have been alive. Hobbies give people peace of mind. They are an extension of who we are as human beings. Over the centuries, there have been new hobbies that have been created because of new industries. Whether that be drone flying, video games, etc., technology has only helped us discover new hobbies and connect us to who we are.

Spending time with yourself working on your craft is a blessing. We develop a skillset when we work on our hobby. Sometimes it can even be used to help us advance in our job. The best thing that your hobby can offer is a community. Building communities or tribes allows us to connect with others. We learn new things, make friendships and build those people up to become better men and women.

Today, there are little to no barriers to entry for finding a new hobby or joining a club. You can unite with the people in your neighborhood or area, put aside the politics and grow your hobby to new heights. Once your hobby has reached new heights, other people will be intrigued to join your club.

Once you have a group that accepts others, you can build friendships that can last a lifetime. Having those long-lasting friendships will help you in the future. For example, if you are starting a business, one of your friends can give you some tips and tricks to help you get started. If you are a new parent and need parenting advice. You now have a friend that can help you. When you build a community, you can create different ideas and skillsets that can help others throughout their life.

Today there is a lot of division in this world. A hobby is an important outlet for people to come together. They can forget about their differences, whether it’s political or personal, and create something special for themselves and the world. You can build a friendship that can help you navigate through life. Someone can mentor others and teach them how to become entrepreneurs and help them create a source of income that they can control. When people are focused on their internal locus of control, they can create that positive environment and guide others toward a life of peace and prosperity.