Are you looking to try something new in 2024? New data suggests you are not alone.
According to research commissioned by Amazon Australia, almost half (48 per cent) of Australians aged 60 or older are looking to take up new hobbies this year.
Active pursuits top the list, with one in three respondents looking to take up a new sport, and 10 per cent eager to take up yoga or Pilates.
Some respondents were looking to be even more adventurous, with sky diving and pole dancing also on a number of to do lists.
Learning new tech skills was also high on the list, with 16 per cent looking to take up hobbies such as flying drones, creating social media content, and even learning coding.
Five per cent expressed interest in learning a new musical instrument.
Un-retirees and TikTok fashion stars, Ginger & Carman have teamed up with the online shopping giant to encourage Aussies to embrace new passions.
The dynamic duo have created new video content showing themselves taking part in a range of hobbies - from dancing with Bluetooth headphones, to self care with an at home ice bath set, and indulging their creative side with a new painting set.
"Ageing isn't about feeling young; it's about feeling good and embracing life with enthusiasm," the pair said in a joint statement.
"January is the perfect time to do the thing you've always wanted to do but didn't know where to start, or perhaps were too nervous to try."
The research was conducted by Lonergan Research, who surveyed surveyed 1014 Australians aged 18 and over in December 2023.