The power of art and music

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Allowing creativity and imagination to flow has a powerful effect on the brain as viewing art or listening to music can greatly impact our moods! It can also rouse a substantial emotional response that motivates numerous benefits to our mental wellbeing, such as raised self-awareness and decreased stress.

Creating art, whether it be through painting, sculpting or performing music, also offers a distinctive outlet for bringing our feelings to life evident in tried and tested methods of Music and Art Therapy.

To read further about the advantages of therapeutic listening and playing of music, see these interesting articles from Healthline and Positive Psychology.

To learn more about how art can be utilised to promote improved wellbeing, check out this fascinating piece from The Harvard Gazette or see our Art as a Form of Meditation workshops.

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