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    12 New Hobbies For The New Year

    Happy National Hobby Month! Here, some books to help you on the road to new hobby-hood.

    1. Meditation

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    Advice from a guy who suffered a nationally televised panic attack and learned to tame the voice inside his head.

    2. Yoga

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    A stress-free approach to incorporating yoga into your life.

    3. Improv

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    Unleash your creativity with techniques from the world's premier school of improv—a training ground for some of the best comic minds in the industry, including John Belushi, Bill Murray, Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert, Amy Poehler, and Tina Fey.

    4. Cooking

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    Recipes simple enough for a teenager to manage, but elegant enough for any dinner party.

    5. Baking

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    Learn to bake like the masters at the world famous Dahlia Bakery of Seattle.

    6. Home Brewing

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    Everything you need to know to brew beer at home from start to finish, including new recipes, updated charts on hop varieties, secrets to fermentation, and beer kit tips.

    7. Golf

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    Features the most exciting players, courses, and moments in golf history, along with practical advice, like how to improve your swing.

    8. Adventuring

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    Whatever the adventure, Wiseman has got you covered.

    9. Knitting. Or...

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    Two hobbies for the price of one.

    10. Embroidery

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    Make everyday items a little less "quotidien."

    11. Crochet

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    What happens if you've counted your stitches incorrectly? What do you do if your border doesn't lie flat? These, and more of life's great crochet questions answered here.

    12. And, if all else fails...