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Stress Relief Life Hack!

If you want to relieve some stress... it's time to tap into your creative side - yup, EVERYONE has one...


...What's more is you can be feeling better about life in less than an hour!!


According to researchers, if you can engage in a creative activity (on any scale or spectrum) for just 45 minutes, you can significantly lessen the amount of stress in your body!!


Granted... it may be slightly uncomfortable to begin with if you don't feel like art is your forté, but not to worry, feedback from the participants reflected that after a while they were able to get lost in the flow of creating... and as a result they felt really relaxed!


How accurate is this research?


Well... the research was carried out at a craft party with 39 healthy adults (ages varied) who provided saliva samples for the testing of cortisol levels before and after creating... approx. 75% of the adults were in a much better space, with lower cortisol levels after their art session.


So... let's get flowing!!


Firstly... shop for some equipment, doesn't have to be expensive or super high quality!!

Here's a list of some craft supplies you can have a search for... in your local art store (For example... The Works , Hobby Craft, Michaels, JOANN) or eBay is usually a shout!!


  • Pipe cleaners

  • Felt strips

  • Glue

  • Model clay

  • Construction paper

  • Finger paints

  • Paints

  • Paint Brushes

  • Canvases (if you really want to go for it!)


Of courseeee you can go for ANYTHING that tickles your fancy but my suggestion is... once you have any of the above... and want to book a quick getaway from reality... delve into some art and GET BUSY!!!




Happy Creating!!!


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