It’s a personality trait and not so much a hobby choice. While you could choose to roleplay as a child, you can’t really choose to be a Little. Please take a few moments to read through our resources to help you understand better.
Regressors experience stress too. They are human too. Regression is not a recognized form of productive therapy. If you’re struggling with dealing with stress then it’s time to see a licensed therapist who can help you not only with healthy ways of management but also your overall perspective. Seeking escapism by pretending to be a child or in some way less than capable won’t solve your real life problems.