It’s hard to focus on much right now. But taking up a new hobby (or dusting off an old one) might be just the thing to give your brain a break from the worry spiral, even if only for short stretches at a time.

Learning something new can help you feel productive during a time when many of us feel helpless, and it’s a good way to both distract yourself from the news and stave off boredom from your current routine while you practice social distancing. So here are a few ideas and resources for starting new hobbies at home, whether you decide to take up knitting or finally master making sourdough bread.

Read more from the New York Times here.

5 Ways to start a new hobby at home
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