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26 Useful Hobbies that Pair Well with Prepping
George Matthew Allen once said “People with many interests live, not only the longest, but the happiest.” While I am not sure if Allen said anything else worthwhile, this quote hits home for us preppers. With the majority of the people in the US living sedentary lives, it is more important than ever to get off the couch and learn something new. A simple hobby you took up years ago can have a huge difference down the road when you need the skill for an emergency, disaster, or when SHTF.
Prepping by itself can grow stale and routine, so mixing it up and trying a new hobby is a great way to branch out and keep your passion fresh. Complacency can be one of the most dangerous states for a prepper to be in, so mixing up your routine is an important step in staying up to date and relevant. The people you meet in most of these hobbies can also share your other interests, since many of these hobbies tie in together.