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a]rt helps people express experiences that are too difficult to put into Drawing, painting, or molding objects from clay has been scientifically proven to help people to deal with different kinds of trauma. In a comprehensive article on The Connection Between Art, Healing, and Public Health, Heather L. Stuckey and Jeremy Nobel say that "[a]rt helps people express experiences that are too difficult to put into words, such as a diagnosis of
"Drawing, painting, or molding objects from clay has been scientifically proven to help people to deal with different kinds of trauma," stated Maria Cohut in her article exploring the health benefits of being creative, published in Medical News Today last February. . Many times we think art classes are just for our kids; this couldn't be farther from the truth! Creating is inherent within us. We crave productivity-- especially in an artistic form. . I am soooooo excited when my daughter is given a project to complete. I can't wait to make it the best!! I take the reigns in the guise of 'helping.' I am, of course, not saying you shouldn't help with school projects! Get into it!! Have fun! However, ask yourself: When was it that you last created something on your own? . You may not have trauma, per se, to overcome in your life, as the article is exploring, but I'm willing to bet that you have stress. I dont know anyone who doesn't. Are you willing to let it go? In a destructive sense, stress gives us purpose. Although negative in this case, this justifies another of our basic human needs. . Stress steals our creative energy and leaves us devoid of the very thing that should serve us: creative productivity. It doesn't just come to us-- we must go. Come seek with me-- I know we will find it.