I love this book! I fell in love with the characters. In the beginning of the book Jemima is extremely overweight. I believe around 22o lbs? Then she starts going to the gym and loses about 100 lbs! and her whole life changes, she gets attention from everyone, a promotion at her job then she meets a guy on the internet and goes to L.A to meet him. (she lives in London) I love the ending too! I didn't want it to end. I feel like Jemima really is out there and lives in London...I want to ask her how things are going, well I don't want to give to much info, I don't want to ruin the book! Please read this one!
Hobbies help you improve your mental health and well being because you're engaging the creative network in your brain, you are challenging you mind and keeping it sharp. Its also a stress reduction. When you concentrate on your hobby it is clearing your mind of other distractions. It makes you happy! It makes you interesting! If you are married its important to have other things, separate things that make you happy. Don't rely on your spouse to make you happy. You both need to find happiness in the things that you enjoy and since happiness is contagious it will rub off on your spouse. You also need to give your spouse space so they can enjoy things they love to do, its important to keep your identity in a marriage! You can still "find yourself" while being married. (I've been married over 20 years) You don't need to rely on people to make you happy! People will let you down, they have there own obligations they have to tend to so if you a