As you can imagine, there can be a direct connection between painting and a stress reduction. Art therapy is commonly used by therapists and educators to encourage self-expression and improve communication. Similar benefits can also be gained by individuals affected by anxiety or stress by expressing their creative side and developing painting skills. There are several ways to alleviate stress and not every method will prove effective for every person. Most individuals will have to experiment with different methods to discover which one is the most beneficial to themselves. The
Positive Effects of Painting
One of the main reasons that art therapy has proved to be successful is due to the accumulative effects of several well known key benefits associated with the act of painting. These benefits include self-care, distraction and flow. The act of finding a new hobby can make a person feel more well-balanced in their life. It is sometimes easy to forget with all of the responsibilities in life, but most people need and should have some ‘me time’. Many people find that the relaxation gained during a painting session enables them to have a clear line of thought, which later helps them deal with stressors in a different perspective.
While there are a number relaxing hobbies and pastimes to choose from the artistic pursuit of painting is certainly one which can be used to help you relax counter the stress which is caused by our hectic modern lifestyles.
Come relieve stress with us at Creative Juice, have fun and a new outlook those stressors. Call today or visit us for class schedules. 520-359-6675