Building a House for Habitat for Humanity

If you’ve already read our article 3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Volunteering, you may have decided that building houses for low-income communities is the perfect volunteer opportunity for you. …and hey, I don’t blame you! Habitat for Humanity is a well-established nonprofit organization, and the experience of working with them is more than just … Read more

Beading: What Beads to Use

Let me guess: you love jewelry and would love nothing more than to make your own necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. Maybe you’ve even wandered into a bead store only to find yourself completely overwhelmed by the rows and rows of beads, clasps, needles, and glue. If this sounds like you, pay attention! Our beading supply … Read more

7 Great Summer Reads

There’s a reason reading is number 1 on our list of most popular hobbies. As our reading hobbyists know, reading allows you to temporarily escape from your ordinary life and enter in to an entirely new world. And summer is the perfect time for relaxation and escape! The weather is nice, so you can sit … Read more

How Robots Are Helping People With Disabilities

Since “robotics” is one of our 200 + hobbies, I decided to research a bit more about the mysterious (to me, at least) world of robots. What I found was some exciting research about robotics and people with disabilities. I have to admit that I was fairly ignorant about the world of robotics. After researching, … Read more

5 Steps to Overcoming Shyness–Using the Internet

It’s no surprise “socializing with friends and neighbors” is one of our most popular hobbies. Humans desire interaction–we rely on one another for everything from comfort to letting each other know when we’ve got a piece of lettuce stuck in our teeth. Socialization is necessary and, as any shy person knows, we suffer without it. … Read more