Making Art Is Good For Your Health. Here's How To Start A Habit
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.
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Getting artistic is good for health, and your mental well-being. The creation process helps you:
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.
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