9 Mental-Health Experts on the Strategies They Use to Get Over Bad Moods
Use mindful photography for when you feel stressed or need to recharge.
This practice uses photography as a meditative medium and requires you to slow down as you take things in. It also serves as a great creative outlet and gets you outside the house.
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