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Craft projects can provide a creative outlet as well as a productive way to unwind.
Crafts are a meditative outlet. “I get an inner peace by working with my hands. There’s a satisfaction in having finished something lovely,” he said. “You come up with something--it’s a part of you, and it has meaning.”
Diamond painting is quickly becoming the all rage right now among crafters worldwide. And it's no surprise why. Very much like adult coloring books or puzzles, the art of diamond painting as a hobby has many mental, emotional and intellectual health benefits.
Diamond painting is a stress relieving activity that relaxes the amygdala — the fear center of our brain — and allows your mind to relax get the rest it needs. It's like taking a day trip somewhere . Aside from being a fun & simple way to relieve stress, diamond painting has many other indirect health benefits you can utilize to enhance the quality of your life.
1. Reduces Stress and Anxiety
In a world on the go. Everyone's a busy bee...family & friends, work, school, Sometimes it can be overwhelming, Diamond painting allows one to just sit back, relax & just let go! and breathe. This craft art can be done alone or with a small group. It's mega fun to connect with your other diamond painting friends and feel the stress & anxiety start to disappear. Diamond painting is similar to meditation as it allows us to switch off our brains from other extraneous thoughts and focus only on the moment, helping to alleviate free-floating anxiety.
2. Promotes Focus & concentration
Diamond painting helps to engage the brain in being able to develop and follow patterns, so there is a logic involved. It's a self-induced state of focusing.
3. Promotes hand-to-eye coordination
A little skill is required and developed in picking up the diamond drills with the tool to place on the canvas.
4. Increases Your Social Circles
There are diamond painting groups everywhere - Pinterest, Facebook Instagram, Youtube,Twitter, and Flickr to name a few. It feels amazing for someone to tell you, "Hey, I get this diamond painting thing, I love doing this craft too!." It makes us realize how truly connected we really are.
5. Helps to Spark Creativity
Everybody needs a creative outlet of some form. Diamond painting will allow you to create stunning sparkling, shimmering, shining, glistening pieces of art, without having an artistic bone in your body with the simple to follow patterns. Welcome to perhaps your favorite new craft hobby!