Expressions of creativity are for more than just artists. You also can cultivate moments of daily creativity as a way to relieve stress. Allowing yourself to become engrossed in an artistic activity can even have some of the same benefits as deep meditation. Think about how engaged children become in their drawings, paintings and self-made songs and games.
This week, I will come up with some ways to nurture my creative side. I will remind myself that taking time each day to be creative is also a way to reduce my stress.