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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.

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1. Meditation

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

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

3. Improv

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.
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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

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

5. Baking

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

6. Home Brewing

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.
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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

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

Whatever the adventure, Wiseman has got you covered.
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Whatever the adventure, Wiseman has got you covered.

9. Knitting. Or...

Two hobbies for the price of one.
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Two hobbies for the price of one.

10. Embroidery

Make everyday items a little less "quotidien."
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Make everyday items a little less "quotidien."

11. Crochet

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.
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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...

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