Do you reap the benefits of having a creative hobby?
You don’t have to be particularly creative or “good” at it – as long as you enjoy what you’re doing. When you let your artistic side shine it creates more joy and inspiration in your life.
I used to be into jewelry making and scrapbooking, but then got busy with other things and never did much with them the past few years.
But this past Christmas I received a gift of a coloring book and colored pencils and found coloring fun and relaxing. Then I saw some beautiful hand lettering examples on Pinterest and one day on a whim decided to try it out myself. It was fun creating something pretty!
So with that said, today I want to encourage you to find a creative hobby you enjoy.
Something that you can pick up for a few minutes a day or a couple time a week to unwind and relax. (Knitting? Crochet? Painting? Photography? Sewing? Drawing? So many possibilities!)
There are several benefits to picking up a fun, creative hobby.
A Creative Hobby Can Give You More Ideas
A Creative Hobby Can Provide Stress Relief
Many creative hobbies require a lot of focus. And I don’t know about you, but for me focusing on just ONE thing and blocking out everything else is a great stress relief. For that time period, your brain isn’t going a hundred miles per hour trying to keep up with a busy life and schedule. Instead, you’re tuned into what you’re doing, and only that.
A Creative Hobby Can Give You the Satisfaction of Creating Something
When you’ve finished a beautiful and project, you can’t help but smile with delight. You feel a deep sense of satisfaction in creating something new and pretty.
These are just a few of the many reasons that a creative hobby can uplift you help you to remember to relax and have some fun! I’m sure you’ll find more inspiration, some stress relief, and of course the satisfaction of finishing a beautiful project.
Regardless if you are good at artsy things, a creative hobby can still benefit you greatly!
Do you have a creative hobby you enjoy?
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