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Hobbies for Introverts (50+ to Use and Start Today!)

Henry, my good buddy from college, is a REALLY big introvert. We were hanging out the other night when I got the question, “Ryan, what are hobbies for introverts that you would suggest?” Henry knows that I’m a big fan of listing out hobbies (hobbies for women, INFJ hobbies, and more). So I decided to come up with 50 unique ideas for him!

Coming from a fellow introvert, nothing feels better than being alone and going into a little corner by yourself, doing something you love for hours. The question is, are you just binge-watching shows that don’t really help enrich your life?

While it may offer some dopamine temporarily and help you unwind from your daily stress, we don’t consider it a hobby since it’s a straight road to psychological distress and a whole lot of other problems.

Studies even suggest that the craving for binge-watching is associated with various types of mental health problems, so if this sounds like you, maybe it’s time to find a hobby you can be productive in. But you already know that, don’t you? 

That being said, we understand that finding the right hobbies for introverts that fit their personality and are within their comfort zone can get quite tricky. 

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50 Hobbies for Introverts That You Can Start Today!

So if you’re here because you’ve run out of ideas, maybe we can help! Here are 50 hobbies for introverts that you can easily fall in love with.

Learning Magic 

There are many magic tricks online that you’ll never be bored with and will always have a trick up yourself when an unavoidable opportunity presents itself.

Start Gardening 

Gardening is a great hobby that’ll calm you.

Reading Books

Past the time learning something or entertaining yourself with a great book.

Become A Book Reviewer 

If you do read a lot of books, becoming a book reviewer might be the greatest hobby for you yet.


It could be creative writing or delving into a never explored niche. The possibilities are endless.


Join an online dancing class and fall in love with the art.

Learning Languages

One of the most beneficial hobbies might be learning languages that are spoken in different parts of the world. 

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Crocheting Or Knitting

Tell us, are you good with details?

Puzzles For Life

The harder the puzzles, the more time you spend and get the perfect satisfaction once each piece is complete.

The Ultimate Nature Walk

Can’t beat going on solo nature walks to clear your head and think.


Learning to paint is rewarding, entertaining, and relaxing all in one.

Learning Musical Instruments

Pick up the instrument you’ve always wanted to play.


It takes a camera and ideas to make photography the perfect hobby.

Sell Photographs

If you do make photography your hobby, add selling your art to the list.


The first two trips might be the toughest, but it’s fun if you stick to it.

Online classes

Maybe try picking an online class for something that you’ve always wanted to learn.

Perhaps Yoga?

A great stress killer.

Individual Sports

Go bowling, pick up golf, individual sports are it!

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Learning Different Cultures

Not only is it fun, but it helps you connect with people globally from the comfort of your own house.


Try making an Itinerary and save up. Solo traveling is worth it!

Start A Traveling blog

If you do travel, you might have some wonderful experiences that you would want to share. 


We recommend volunteering at an animal shelter. Keeps you happy!


You only need a few basic tools and some free tutorials to start your baking journey.


Solo biking clears your mind, and you get your daily exercise in.

Start Sketching

You can spend hours improving your creative skills once you get into sketching.


Plenty of D-I-Y projects you can get hooked on.

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Video Editing

You’ve taken great pictures and videos before; why not start learning how to edit them?


From vintage to modern, start collecting physical items that interest you.


Solo-fishing will grow on you if you love silence, peace, and satisfaction.

Pet Sitting

Who doesn’t love animals?


Quite fun developing your own style with calligraphy.

Online Gaming

You can always start online gaming. There will always be that one game you’ll spend hours on.

People Watching

Being alone and observing people is soothing.

Bird Watching

If people don’t interest you, maybe birds will!


We can tell that sitting quietly in a corner isn’t difficult for you. Why not get your stress levels down while you’re at it?

Perhaps Start A Blog

The niche you can delve into is endless.

Make Soaps

Something about creating things yourself and using them gives us incomparable satisfaction.

Make Candles

Go all out with your creativity.

Writing A Book

Novelists and poets aren’t the only ones with a story to tell.

Become A Freelancer

We know you’re the best at something. Why not sell your services?

Go To The Gym

If you’re into fitness, going to the gym would be the best hobby.


A highly creative hobby that will not only offer relaxation but a delicious treat after every session.


Journaling can turn out to be much more than just a hobby; it’s addictive!


Unwind yourself in pottery.

Get Into Programming

If you’ve ever thought of inventing an app, programming’s for you.

Map Making

Maybe a treasure hunt, for starters?

Wood Working

Therapeutic for the right people.


There are plenty of people dying for Photoshop professionals.

Start A Podcast

Start with talking about living as an introvert if you’re unsure how to start one.

Turn Into A History Nerd

If you haven’t found your hobby, maybe delving into the history of the world is your calling.


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About the author

Ryan Sanderson (LCSW) Ryan is a game and relationship enthusiast who enjoys all things quizzes, games, fun, love, relationships, and family. He's a licensed social worker and helps families, couples, and children in need. He's spoken about love and relationships on Salon.com, Forbes, and Mirror, to name a few.

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