Creating Art Relieves Stress
CREATING ART RELIEVES STRESS, ENCOURAGES CREATIVE THINKING, INCREASES BRAIN PLASTICITY, AND PROVIDES MANY OTHER MENTAL HEALTH BENEFITS. AND ANYONE CAN DO IT.
Creating art relieves stress – drawing and doodling gets the mind to focus on creating, sometimes into a meditative state to put the stress of the day aside.
Creating art stimulates communication between various parts of the brain. In this way, creating art has been proven to increase psychological resilience and resistance to stress.
Creating art encourages creative thinking, looking and recording visual data by drawing stimulates different area of the brain to doing admin work on a computer.
Creating art can give an outlet to expressing emotions, which is beneficial for your mental wellbeing. Try and make a small sketch each day inspired by your surroundings for 1 week. At the end of your week reflect on how this activity has made you feel.
Viewing art increases empathy, tolerance, and feelings of love, try and do a small sketch or view art everyday, evening looking on art discovery platforms such as Lumiarts.co.uk  to get thinking about art.
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