It’s no secret that many modern hobbies not only help us relax, but they can also make us incredibly smart. All we have to do is look at them from a new angle.

In this article, we made a list of the most common hobbies that can help you develop the most unusual mental skills. This is your chance to become a true superhero of our time, in no time at all!!

Listening to music is a great hobby, but did you know that learning to play a musical instrument can make you smarter? Even a mouth organ will do!


Watching movies is fun, but nothing beats reading a book and letting your imagination bring the story to life in your mind.

Positive effects guaranteed!

Condemning yourself to exhaustive gymnastics programs that last two months before summer and winter vacations are highly ineffective.

You will get much better results if you exercise at a slower pace throughout the year.


Trust me, you can be fluent in many languages at once!

Don’t forget to take breaks in your quest for knowledge. Your brain needs a little rest and relaxation!

Remember that proverb about ‘all work and no play’? We all absolutely need to participate in fun activities from time to time, as long as what we are doing is fun and useful!


It is said that a change is worth as much as a break. If you really want to recharge your batteries, don’t spend the day lying on the couch.

Try to focus your mind and body on some new activity. For instance, why not do some sport?!