It's hard for anyone to try new things, so why not take the pressure off by convincing a friend to start a new hobby with you? Decide how much free time you have and make it your goal this year to start a new hobby.
Fishing doesn't have to be a lazy day sitting around at the edge of a lake, although it can be if that's what you're into. Fishing can also be fast-paced and exciting or a real challenge.
Like drawing, painting is something anyone can do well; you just need instruction and practice. So let the idea that one day, one of your paintings will be hanging on the wall at home push you to get better.
Wine tasting events are always a lot of fun, and socializing is easy with all the wine flowing. Wine tasting also opens up new possibilities for vacations touring wine-producing regions in France, Italy, or California.