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Art Therapy Reduces Stress, Even If You’re Not Very Good

Art therapy has proven to be an effective way to calm the mind into a meditative state.

So much in fact, mental health centers and addiction treatment programs often incorporate art therapy for patients on the road to recovery.

The results, published in Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, titled “Reduction of Cortisol Levels and Participants’ Responses Following Art Making,” found that 45 minutes of creative activity significantly lessens stress in the body, regardless of artistic experience or talent.

Learn more at Huffington Post