Creating art is a form of self-care

Feb 16, 2022Creativity

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Creating art is a form of self-care and I believe that self-care is vital just like brushing your teeth. If you don’t brush your teeth every day, you get cavities and will have to go to the dentist for things that could have been prevented.

Self-care is pretty much the same thing. If you don’t engage in self-care regularly, you will burn out and then have to take a much-needed break that can literally turn your life upside down.

Every day I make time for art and while it also is my second business, it helps me decompress, don’t have my mind on business all day long. It is my time to pretty much forget about the world and nourish my soul in ways that feel good.

I am not one to do spa days and I had to find a different way to pamper myself, and creating art does just that – or going to the ocean but that’s a 3-hour drive one way.

When I can create art, I get inspired with new ideas and I fill my well, so I can be the best version of myself in my many facets.

If you are in a regular job, you get 2 days off (I hope) to recharge yourself and do some of the fun activities not work-related.  And if you are self-employed then building in a self-care routine of some kind is important. Also, I am sure you didn’t start your business to be tied down to the computer for 8 hours a day – also if that’s your thing that’s cool too.

I am not saying there aren’t days I spend more time on the computer and do less art – that absolutely happens but I also have to remind myself to take a time out.

You can make this a daily thing, 30-minutes to an hour a day or a full afternoon. If you’re not sure where to start, you can get access to the Coloring Lounge – download some coloring pages and have some fun.


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