As the year comes to a close and the holiday hustle and bustle is upon us, we often find ourselves seeking moments of calm. Relaxing hobbies can help us create these moments as they provide a sense of peace and inspire our creativity too! Below you’ll find a few of our favorite calming hobbies that are perfect to practice during the coziest time of year.
We’re thrilled to introduce Field Guide to Everyday Magic Issue 6! As the cozy season continues to unfold and the year comes to a close, it’s the perfect time to curl up with a pen and self-reflect. Field Guide includes thought-provoking prompts, worksheets, inspiring quotes, journaling space, and more! Let’s take a peek at the inspiration inside…
“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” – Rumi
Sometimes I like to pretend that I have lived a thousand lives before this one. I imagine I’ve seen a million color-stained sunsets and traveled the expanse of the globe several times. I dream that there isn’t a wish I haven’t chased, or a pursuit I haven’t conquered. In my mind I have loved to the greatest capacity of myself; I have tasted the very stars.
Though my school days are far behind me, it’s hard to think of fall without thinking about the chance to start anew. When I was younger, my excitement came from getting new clothes to the start the year and the mystery of what teachers I’d have. Now, my excitement comes at the chance to re-experience some of my favorite simple pleasures for the first time in months. With summer being stifling at times in Southern California, fall brings with it cooler air and a chance to settle in and cuddle up. This year, I’m especially looking forward to these cozy delights for the first time in a long time: