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Mental & Physical Health Benefits of Being Creative

The process of creating art or design gives a feeling of self-accomplishment, a power of being able to create something, which can be very valuable to improve self-appreciation and confidence in ourselves.

Drawing, painting, or Designing, has been scientifically proven to help people to deal with different kinds of trauma. In a comprehensive article on The Connection Between Art, Healing, and Public HealthTrusted Source, Heather L. Stuckey and Jeremy Nobel say that “Art helps people express experiences that are too difficult to put into words.”

Artistic self-expression,might contribute in maintenance or reconstruction of a positive identity.”

Art – no matter whether you choose to create it yourself or simply observe and enjoy it – is a relaxing and inspiring activity. However, the particular benefits of artistic expression go much further than relaxation and enjoyment.

The areas of the brain involved in processing emotion and in our feelings of pleasure and reward are engaged when we’re engaged in any creative process.

Creative engagements helps apply problem-solving and critical thinking skills as well as in helps, an individuals to maintain the cognitive skills required to continue living independently.

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