Winter Blues? Tip #5

It’s down to the bitter end, and yet the cold temperatures and overall rainy days might be really testing you at this point!  There is another option: Get Creative!  Draw, dance, drum, write, sculpt, sew, knit, collage, chisel, hammer, glue, paint, play pretend, prepare for Spring.   Look for new sources of inspiration from your own experiences and from the winter landscape.  Or, go to an local pottery or painting studio, or check out a local maker’s space. This article proposes that there is a special link between creating with our hands and pushing away depression, check it out:
https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/arts-and-health/200808/drawing-the-effort-driven-rewards-circuit-chase-the-blues-away

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