How Coloring a Mandala Can Relieve Stress
Coloring a picture (especially the geometric circles known as mandalas) can be quite beneficial in relieving stress and anxiety.
Although it is a simple exercise, it really helps you take your mind off of other things.
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There are plenty of ways to achieve relaxation without sitting cross-legged on the floor. They’re all rooted in a technique called “the distraction method.”
The method consists of d...
Getting artistic is good for health, and your mental well-being. The creation process helps you:
When we think of 'art' we normally think of a painter, applying the brush on a canvas. But any person, having a creative skill in any activity, can be an artist.
The way a person talks to others, or how one writes, can be a creative expression. The ways a person can express his or her 'art' is infinite.
Find out what you enjoy, what you loved as a kid, or what engages you, and do that. It can be finger painting, baking, cooking, collaging, oil painting, weaving, writing screenplays, anything that doesn't' make you tired while you do it.
The act of creation is itself a reward, and going for what you love doing without any expectations or stress makes the real art come out.
Many styles of meditation can help reduce stress.
Less stress leads to less anxiety.
Regular meditation helps reduce anxiety and anxiety-related mental health issues like social anxiety, phobias and obsessive-compulsive behaviors.
Some types of meditation can improve depression and help you maintain these benefits.