“We saw the rise (no pun intended) of baking at the start of the pandemic, I believe part of this stemmed from the distraction and excitement a new hobby can present in an otherwise trying time. If you’ve always wanted to learn Spanish or paint but have never had the time before, start now. This may help you move away from the feelings of loneliness and refocus on something that you feel excited by.” — Jessica S., M.A., LMFT with Growing Self Counseling and Coaching.

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