Hand-writing letters you’ll never send takes the heat off feelings and lets you look back on drafts of a previous self. .
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The hurdles people face when it comes to learning to draw and how they can be overcome.
Flex that gray matter.
Once beloved of Victorian ladies, the art is on the rise again. We explore its (very mindful) appeal and reveal how to join the trend.
Getting started is probably easier than you think.
BONUS READ: The Best Drawing Tablets for Beginners via Wirecutter.
Adult Fans of Lego, or AFOLs, are a growing number of enthusiasts who say that playing with Lego isn’t just for kids.
I used to hide this cathartic craft because Crips don’t crochet. But making items that fellow prisoners can give to their loved ones has allowed me to create a peaceful new identity.
Not all hobbies are created equal: Some people spend years chasing mythical beasts, while others track down strangers’ graves or collect rare Cheetos and old beer cans. Dive in for a delightful exploration of some surprisingly fulfilling preoccupations.
Writer Josh Kaufman shares his own tried-and-tested technique to learn a new skill by putting in just 45 minutes a day for a month.