Passions are hobbies. Painting, coloring, drawing, knitting, playing music, and so forth.
People are “into” their hobbies. They enjoy doing them and keeping busy with their pastimes.
These days everyone is talking about their addictions – otherwise known as things that they can’t stop doing, which by the way is the actual definition of “addiction.”
When someone is addicted to alcohol or drugs, they cannot stop.
When someone is “addicted” to carbohydrates (that would be me!), they can’t stop (but wait! I haven’t had carbs in several days, right?).
For the purpose of this post, we can call many passions “addictions” if we enjoy them so much that “cannot stop” doing them.
For example, writing. Continue reading