Every one of us has a creative side, even if we think we don’t! Doing a craft or a hobby is a great stress reducer, helps with cognitive issues and can work as a distraction technique. There are literally hundreds of different crafts to try and we can’t list them all but below are some links to give you an idea of what is available. Use the internet to look for more ideas and to look for craft classes in your area. YouTube has videos showing you exactly how to make things and Pinterest is a great site to get ideas.
Every one of us has a creative side, even if we think we don’t! Creativity is good for our health and wellbeing. It may help reduce stress, maintain cognitive alertness, and work on distraction techniques for symptoms such as pain.
There are hundreds of different crafts and hobbies you may want to consider taking up. We can’t list them all, but below are a few links to get you started with thinking about what you may like to do. Use Mr Google to help you look for other ideas. The website Pinterest is also a great site for ideas.
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