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How Art Helps You

How Art Helps You

The process of making art allows individuals to explore themselves and their emotions, it aids them when facing hurdles in their lives, and even increase mindfulness.

The same parts of our brain are activated when we make art and when we deal with solving problems, which makes art a great way of release since it can be a practice ground that can help you maneuver both personal and interpersonal issues.

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  1. Collage - creating a collage makes your brain think of how to compose new art out of what's already been made into art
  2. Doodle - when feeling negative, doodling can help manifest positive thoughts into your head
  3. Sketch or Color - repetitive strokes can provide a sense of relief
  4. Knit - it has been proven that knitting has a calming and meditative effect and can lower our stress hormones
  5. Sculpting - can mirror the process of building our ego whatever material you use.

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Getting artistic is good for health, and your mental well-being. The creation process helps you:

  • Reduce stress and anxiety.
  • Improves your mood.
  • It helps you be a better problem solver.
  • Awakens your imagination.

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Different Types Of Doodling

As a mainstream understanding, we know of doodling as "absentminded scribbling". There are many different types of doodling such as:

  • Infodoodles - which are used to explore and educate new ideas
  • Meditative Doodling - a practice of purposeful pen strokes that lead into quiet and reflective spaces
  • Zentangle Method - where beautiful and structured patterns are used.

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Mandalas as a form of mediation

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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