Are your hobbies improving your career? 

Today, “get a hobby” is usually a rude thing to say. It’s typically meant to signify that you’ve got too much time on your hands.

But as it turns out, it’s pretty good advice.

You should get a hobby. Committing time to an activity that makes you happy can do wonders for your life — not to mention your work performance. Hobbies are good for you.

Here are six signs that your hobby is paying off big time:

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