I need a hobby.
My problem: it's incredibly hard to choose just one hobby.
I want to do everything.
- Sew (I really, really, really want a sewing machine, so I can be just like my BFFL, Jenn Wade.)
- Re-finish old furniture
- Learn how to use my fancy camera (i.e. photography)
- Make jewelry
- Plus, all of the DYI decorating/re-modeling projects I am dying to start
Often, I find that because I want to do so much, I am paralyzed by indecision. I can't choose one cool thing to do or create. I want to do it all. Right now.
A trip to Hobby Lobby seems like a good start, right? Not so much for me. My shopping trips always end with a weird anxiety attack. On many, many occasions, I've walked out of a craft store empty handed because I simply feel too overwhelmed. There are so many choices, and my little brain can't process all of the incoming information.
This week, I decided that I need a better way to approach my desire do do/make/create something. I'm making a list. Of everything. Every project, every idea, every little inspiration that comes to mind. Everything. Then, I'm going to choose one thing from my list to work on. Whether it takes a few minutes, a few days or even a few months; I'm going to do my very best to focus on one project at a time. Yes, it will absolutely be a challenge. Especially since I've diagnosed myself with adult ADHD.
Once I've completed a few projects, I hope I'll discover a new hobby or two. You know - just a couple of things I love to do, rather than a mile-long list of things I think I might want to try to do someday/somehow.
What hobbies inspire you?Anything I should add to my to-do list?