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Why Being Creative Is Good For Your Emotional Health


To feel understood is one of the greatest human needs. When we are creative we express our inner-self in a way that language often cannot. The resultant joy that flows from our artistic self-expression is not only therapeutic but fulfilling too.


When we use creativity to express ourselves it is fun and freeing – we feel liberated, as if we have just found our vocal cords for the first time.


Of course, being creative offers many other emotional and psychological benefits too, it is relaxing, playful and rejuvenating for the spirit. There is a unique source of joy, happiness and fulfillment which comes from being creative, with few other activities able to replicate the feelings creativity inspires.


If you desire to harness the joy, happiness and fulfillment creativity generates, follow this month’s series posts each Monday and do the exercises to find and develop your creative voice.


What benefits have you found result from being creative? If you’ve yet to start your creative journey which benefits would you like to reap? Please share your thoughts in the comments below to gain encouragement, support and insight from our community, we’d love to hear from you.

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