The Joy of Creativity: Toss Away Your Troubles!

It doesn't take a studio full of "real" art supplies to reap the well-being rewards of creativity.  That's because the brain-boosting benefits of creativity come from the creative process itself – not from what you use, and not from the final work of art. Creative practices stimulate the release of dopamine, a brain chemical that [...]

By |2019-06-24T12:54:52-07:00June 21st, 2019|The Joy of Creativity|0 Comments

The Joy of Creativity: Make Mandalas on Post-its and Boost Seratonin TODAY

You may be thinking that some extra serotonin could be useful right about now but have no clue what a mandala is, much less how to make one.    “Mandala” is the Sanskrit word for “Sacred Circle.” Circles exist all around us, from the moon, the sun, the orbit of the planets, flowers, seashells, down [...]

By |2019-06-24T13:09:12-07:00April 25th, 2019|The Joy of Creativity|0 Comments