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There is a lot of ‘carpe diem’ sort of people on social media these days. You know the ones that have 5 kids, do a meaningful and creative job, but still manage to have spare time to keep their home and body immaculate. All while volunteering for a charity as well. Of course, being inundated with their influence every day has been giving me ideas. Ideas to at least take up a new hobby. The key questions being what sort of pastime is right for me when I am both ambitious and lazy? Well, the hobbies listed below of course…
Get into the tiny house movement (from the comfort of your pillow)
There are folks all over the world that are rebelling. This is because they are sick of being tied to the rat race by large mortgages. The form of this rebellion is to build their own tiny house, sometimes on wheels, sometimes on foundations. The idea of this being that they cost less to build and run, and you can finally be financially free much faster. An idea you can find out more about at https://thetinylife.com/what-is-the-tiny-house-movement/.
Of course, the ambitious side of me says ‘I can do that!’ However, the lazy side isn’t far behind with the reminders of all the hard work builders of tiny homes have to put in. Happily, it turns out you can create a similar feeling of satisfaction by watching channels like the amazing Living Big in A Tiny House on Youtube. All from the comfort of your bed instead.
You can even go to https://setapp.com/how-to/download-youtube-videos to find out how to download episodes of your favourite tiny house show as well. Something that means if the internet does go off, heaven forbid, you can still get your fix without having to get out from under the covers.
Construct cacti out of things that aren’t cacti.
Yes, another trendy pastime at the moment seems to be making things that look like cacti and succulents from things that aren’t. Of course, some of the more craft-intensive pieces like stained glass succulents, and painted stone cacti like the ones you will find at https://thewhoot.com/whoot-news/crafty-corner/diy-cactus-stones that may be a bit impractical to do from the comfort of your bed.
However, drawing cacti or even embroidering them on cloth is totally doable from a horizontal position. The advantage of which is that when you are done, you’ll then have something spectacular to show off on your Instagram account. Something that will fool everyone into thinking you fall on the more ambitious side of the spectrum.
Use Pinterest to plan a world travel trip you will never go on.
Lastly, there is a wonderful time-consuming hobby that you can do from any location you like, even your own bed. Of course, it’s to use Pinterest to plan exciting world adventures that you never plan to go on.
The benefits of this activity being you don’t have to limit yourself to a specific budget, or location. In fact, you can literally plan to do anything and go anywhere you like. All from the comfort of your very cosy bed. Something that to the outside will look plenty ambitious, but will, of course, be nothing but a filler for a lazy day in reality.