Studies are now finding that engaging with art increases blood flow to your brain by as much as 10%.
Whether you are looking at art or actively creating art, you are stimulating your brain and blood flow. It's good for mental and physical health!
Looking for the research? Find it at the National Library of Medicine by clicking here: Another study is published here.
So if you are looking for a new way to boost your mental health, there are several ways to engage with art:
1. Visit a local art museum.
2. Listen to some music and dance.
3. Purchase a painting or other art piece and put it somewhere you will see it every day.
4. Sign up for a "Paint Your Essence" session or other creative class.
Any way you want, there are easy and affordable options for boosting blood flow to your brain by engaging with art!
Camille Leon is the Director of the Holistic Chamber of Commerce, an artist and an author. She has also been known to jump out of an airplane or two. Sign up for her Oneness Daily newsletter here.
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