Whether you are creating your own designs, or you simply enjoy looking at it, arts and craft can be both relaxing and inspiring. And if you do want to get your hands dirty, you’ll find it is a great way to express your personality and emotions.
Conveying your artistic side has been found to be therapeutic and studies have shown that it can be very useful to treat a range of mental health conditions, including post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and anxiety. In fact, Art Therapy is used to examine psychological and emotional issues for children, adolescents and adults.
You don’t have to be a natural talent either – it’s the process itself that helps with healing, improving self-esteem, relieving stress and coping with illness or disability – not the end result.
For DIY art therapy Riot Art and Craft has a quality range of materials and supplies to choose from. Here are some art mediums you can explore, and the benefits: