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As we get busy with life’s adventures, it can be easy to forget about the joys of crafting. Creative art projects help relieve stress and may help those living with depression, anxiety, or even those with cancer and dementia. So, let’s tap into our creativity together!
When was the last time you sat down to craft or do an art project? Arts and crafts come in a variety of forms. So, even if you don’t think you have an artistic eye, there’s an activity that will work for you!
According to Christianne Strang, a professor of neuroscience at the University of Alabama Birmingham, “creativity is an important aspect to stay healthy and connect with yourself and the world”. Art does not have to be something with an end goal or cost a lot of money. For more information check out this article from NPR!
Arts can be an intimidating hobby to take up, but there are many ways to incorporate a few minutes of creativity into your daily schedule.
Published May 27th, 2020
By Amanda Torrez, School Wellness Programs & Events Intern
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