I came across a study, actually my boss sent it to me, about the effects of crafting and how it can be beneficial to you. I feel it carries a lot of weight when you think about the hours spent on a hobby or business and you get self-absorbed in blocking the world out. I know crafting helps me personally when I feel down, depressed, or otherwise not myself. I hope you will find this article inspiring.
“It’s okay to do your craft, anytime, any day.” – the Queen said so!
Some highlights are:
- Crafting can help those who suffer from anxiety, depression or chronic pain, experts say it is a good way to increase activities.
- It may also ease stress, increase happiness by releasing neurotransmitter called dopamine.
- Leisure activities such as reading and crafting may protect brain from aging, study finds this to be true.