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For tech workers hobbies are especially helpful for:

  • restoration
  • breaking free of the screen
  • getting into a "flow" state
  • being in the company of others

Hobbies the group has

  • Nature Journaling *
    • Learn more at wildwonder.org
    • A way to battle misinformation by cultivating the skills of observation, focusing on what you can directly observe and confirm
    • Build shared realities with others, even if they have disparate beliefs and experiences
  • Playing Music
    • Doing cross-cultural/genre covers is a great way to build empathy, take songs and bringing new meaning to them, also visibility
    • Luke Comb's cover of Tracy Chapman's Fast Car
    • Johnny Cash's cover of Nine Inch Nail's Hurt
    • Contemporary spanish music heavily influenced by rap and hip hop
  • Amateur Radio
  • Hiking
  • Ice Hockey
  • Cooking
  • Weight Lifting
  • Yoga
  • Dog Training
  • Tai Chi