As I am constantly working on improving my own lifestyle, I decided to really reflect on the hobbies that I practice and question how they affect my life.
Hobbies can take quite a few hours of your week to practice, whether that’s boxing, baking, gardening or something else. It’s important that you reflect on your hobbies and spend your time on things that will truly serve you. Ladies, there are plenty of elegant and ladylike hobbies that will help you tap into your feminine energy. We can explore how to select a hobby that can take your life to the next level. If you are struggling with the lack of opportunities in your life, then this article might give you plenty of ideas!
Do something today that your future self will thank you for.
Am I saying that having a hobby is a bad thing and that there are more important things to do in life? Absolutely not! I have a couple of hobbies that I love dearly. It’s okay to have a hobby that allows you to relax and have fun, and if you have a hectic lifestyle then it should be a must. If you are in the process of upgrading your life and reaching your goals, you should consider your hobbies carefully as they just might help you attain the luxurious lifestyle you’ve been dreaming of.
One of my mottos in life is that you become what you believe. You should really be questioning whether your hobbies are helping you get to where you want to be and if you’ve chosen them well. If you have, then you might question if there’s a new way for you to use them in your personal upgrade. If you haven’t, you might want to consider spending your time on a different activity.
As my personal tastes have changed over the past years, I realized that I needed to strategize my hobbies more carefully as in the past they weren’t helping me reach my goals anymore. If your current hobby is not helping you to get where you want in life, you have to make a change!</p
Let’s take a simple example: I like salsa dancing and I used to do it all the time because it was fun and opened me up to a new culture. However, I chose to stop pursuing it as I had already invested a lot of time and energy into it. I did long hours of classes, attended parties, traveled for festivals and socialized with other dancers.
So, were the short moments of fun worth all of the investment? At that time it was, but I reached a point where it wasn’t as fun and exciting anymore. Also, it took time away from my new aspirations in life and didn’t help me in my professional and networking goals. I became more selective and I decided that it was time to redirect my focus.
What about you, what are the pros and cons of your hobby? Is it worth more investment? What are your goals and where do you want to be in 5 years? If you’ve got a professional or personal goal you want to achieve at some point, whether that’s starting a family or starting a business, you might want to question if your actions are in line with the goals you want to achieve. Is your free time well allocated to activities that will help you reach your goals?
Focus on your motivation in life
Once you find your true motivation you will discover your true action plan. Please don’t wait for your passion to find you. Do your homework and choose carefully based on your desired outcomes.
Some of the activities that I will suggest in the next part of this article are things you could do individually, as a group or virtually through online communities or by starting a blog. There’s always a way to do these things on a budget too! A hobby is an investment and you can start by picking one and simply going to your first class. You could even join a club. Every industry you can think of has a professional club. Your hobby can educate you, transition into your full-time job and allow you to meet affluent, high society people. So why not be serious about it?
I have done some research for you ladies and listed down high-quality hobbies that could help you upgrade your lifestyle to a more luxurious one:
The best hobbies for an affluent lifestyle
Golf is a classic and great hobby for networking. You’ll be able to spend time outdoors and work on your concentration. Although, I did try this and found it a little bit boring the first few times. You ladies can start with one class to see how you like it.
This is great for summer and is another classic affluent, high society hobby. You can look up organized competitions and a yacht or boat show to attend.
Skiing is amazing for traveling, especially if you are going to luxury ski resorts! It is great to get a dose of adrenaline, surround yourself with nature and see beautiful sceneries. They also have group plans if you are on a budget. Lunches and dinners in a ski station are an excellent opportunity to go out, chill, have fun and meet people.
This sport is perfect for burning calories and playing in pairs. Joining a tennis club is ideal as it will allow you to participate in competitions and meet-ups. Plus, tennis outfits are totally elegant and feminine!
You’d be surprised by how many affluent people go for runs during their lunchtime, especially in cities! You can even find teams and running clubs to do group sessions. Your company might have a club that organizes marathons or weekly joggings, so make sure to ask around.
This one is a personal favourite of mine! This is a solo sport that allows you to join in other activities like polo or endurance races in the woods. I love being around horses and being in the equestrian world, not to mention equestrian fashion is very classy.
Developing your taste and knowledge for art is a good idea, as art has become very important to investors. It is a very sophisticated topic to be knowledgeable about. Art exhibitions are always a good place to educate yourself and connect with experts in the industry.
By simply upgrading your gym and going there on a regular basis, you’ll be able to socialize with other members. If you can afford it, a country club is an excellent place to go as they usually offer various sports activities, a pool, a spa, a tennis court and discounts at their restaurants among other things. This is a leisurely way to network with high society individuals.
This has become more and more popular. If you become good at it you can even attend tournaments and make money from playing and succeeding rounds. If you are a nerd, there is a science behind poker based on probabilities and statistics that you can learn.
Chess is a classic strategy game that can help you connect with others over drinks at more casual events.
Playing an instrument, singing or dancing
The practice of music will keep you sharp. It will help you become more cultured and enhance your feminine energy. It is the ultimate ladylike activity. The icing on the cake is that it gives you the opportunity to shine at parties if you feel like hopping on the dance floor or improvising something on stage.
Joining a political party will increase your knowledge of your city or country‘s challenges. You’ll be able to discuss your ideas and beliefs with like-minded people and grow your network. You could even aim to reach a high position in a political party which could open doors for more promising opportunities.
Designing fashion or interior design is a great hobby. For example, there’s a shop in Monaco called ‘Sabrina Monte Carlo’ and its owner, Sabrina, designs yacht interiors. Her activity takes her to the best yacht events and allows her to travel all around the world to meet some of the most affluent people out there. If you have a passion for fashion, you should consider taking some classes as you never know where it might take you.
Blogging and creating content
You can start blogging and creating content about things that attract the people you want to meet. If you want to network with people in the movie industry, then you could consider writing a blog as a movie critic. If you do it well, then with time you can become an influencer and start getting invited to premières. A great example is TheYachtGuy on Instagram. This blogger had a passion for yachts and became a social media influencer. His passion for yachts allowed him to create a unique service to improve the industry. He gained the yacht industry’s respect and is now invited to attend yacht events all over the world, rubbing shoulders with the elite. You can find his story here.
Who doesn’t like good food? Take it to another level and develop a niche passion like wine, caviar or modern cuisine. Take cooking or wine tasting classes. Show what you do to the world and start cooking for friends as your first clients. You could even document it on social media. This is exactly what one of my friends did a while ago and she now runs her own business selling luxury food to companies for professional events. You could travel to international cuisines and document it on YouTube of social media. You could take it a step further and launch a small business targeting high-end events like embassies and international organizations.
Attending conferences can also be a hobby. Do you want to learn about cryptocurrency? Google events around your area and show up! For the record, two of my friends met their husbands at a conference about science and new technologies.
Learning a language
Never underestimate the power of languages to break down walls and connect with people from other countries. Are you dreaming about visiting Milan? Are you passionate about French fashion? Are you amazed by Russian history or China’s economic development? Take it to another level and learn the local language. You’ll be surprised by how much people appreciate the effort and how it can instantly make them friendlier.
There you go ladies, there are plenty of ideas out there! I encourage you to start something new and make changes if needed!