Creative Wellness

This is part of our series on the Dimension of Wellness.

OSU.org describes Creative Wellness:

The creatively well person values and actively participates in a diverse range of arts and cultural experiences as a means to understand and appreciate the surrounding world. Creative wellness is appreciating beauty in self, expressing your identity and using multiple perspectives to understand complex topics.

Find meaningful ways to incorporate creativity into your life. You can enhance creativity through activities and hobbies like arts and crafts, dancing, or cooking, or even by focusing on your own creative self-expression. Use creativity in your academic and professional experiences by proposing new ideas, problem-solving and coming up with creative solutions. 

What are some ways to improve your Creative Wellness?

Check out our page Creative Outlets for Mental Health for a growing list of ideas. 

Creative Wellness

Creative wellness: A missing link in boosting well-being – American Nurse 

6 facts that show creativity and wellness are linked 

The Mental Health Benefits of Creativity

Creative wellness: How to boost corporate mental wellbeing creatively – Scribl

Five Tips for Creatives to Bring Wellness Into Their Lives | Essential Omnivore 

Creativity Is Wellness: How to Nurture It | by Kayla Peart | Mind Cafe | Medium

Creativity as a Wellness Practice | Psychology Today

10 Examples of Creative Problem Solving – Simplicable

6 Creative Ways to Solve a Problem | SUCCESS

8 Creative Solutions to Your Most Challenging Problems (betterup.com)

WHAT IS “CREATIVE WELLNESS”? – LAURA MILLER

What’s in your creative wellness toolbox?

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