Healing Power of Hobbies

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by Shari Caudron

At last count,Debbie Baker had 3,000Barbie dolls.Her passion may seem odd,but experts agree:Being an enthusiastic hobbyist is good for you.

Hobbies reduce stress,says Alice Domar,director of the Mind&Body Center for Women's Health at Harvard MedicalSchool.They distract you from everyday worries:If you're focused on the pottery you're making,you can't fret(2)about your work,says Domar.And knitting,or anything requiring repetitive motion,elicits(3) the relaxation response,a feeling of overall serenity(4),marked by lowered blood pressure.

Hobbies provide a calming sense of control,says Domar,and research suggests this strengthens immunity(5).You may have little say at work,but when you're woodworking,you're in charge.You get the credit—and satisfaction—of a job well done.

ow that physical activity extends life,but less active pursuits are healthy as well.ASwedish study showed people who regularly engaged in hobbies such as sewing and gardening were less likely to suffer mental decline.Similar research in The New England Journal of Medicine found that those who pursued mind-boosting activities— such as crossword puzzles—lowered their risk of Alzheimer's disease or other dementia.“Any hobby that challenges the brain should have a posit ive effect on dementia risk,”says lead author Joe Verghese,a neurologist.

Many hobbies are social.From dealing cards at bridge to swapping(6)tips with other collectors,engaging with likeminded souls boosts(7) immunity.A Japanese study of almost 12,000people found that men who engaged in

hobbies or community activities were less likely to die ofstroke or circulatory disorders than those who didn't.

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by Shari Caudron At last count,Debbie Baker had 3,000Barbie dolls. Her passion may seem odd,but experts agree:Being an enthusiastic hobbyist is good for you. Hobbies reduce stress, says Alice Domar, director of the Mind&Body Center for Women's Health at Harvard MedicalSchool.They distract you from everyday worries: If you're focused on the pottery you're making,you can't fret(2)about your work,says Domar.And knitting,or anything requiring repetitive motion,elicits(3) the relaxation response,a feeling of overall serenity(4),marked by lowered blood pressure. Hobbies provide a calming sense of control,says Domar,and research suggests this strengthens immunity(5). You may have little say at work,but when you're woodworking,you're in charge.You get the credit—and satisfaction—of a job well done. We know that physical activity extends life,but less active pursuits are healthy as well.ASwedish study showed people who regularly engaged in hobbies such as sewing and gardening were less likely to suffer mental decline. Similar research in The New England Journal of Medicine found that those who pursued mind-boosting activities— such as crossword puzzles—lowered their risk of Alzheimer's disease or other dementia. “Any hobby that challenges the brain should have a positive effect on dementia risk,”says lead author Joe Verghese,a neurologist. Many hobbies are social.From dealing cards at bridge to swapping(6)tips with other collectors,engaging with likeminded souls boosts(7) immunity.A J


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