How can art therapy be a solution to your problems? Sometimes you won’t even think about solving your problem, but your thoughts are spinning at 100 kilometers per hour, and you feel like your mind is going to explode.
It’s times like this you can do by trying some “art therapy”.
At its simplest, the only preparation you need to do for this is to grab a pencil and paper. Then just start drawing. It doesn’t even matter what you draw. Within a certain period of time, your thoughts will become more in tune and you will calm down.
To help you get started, here’s what to do if you feel…
21 different art therapy exercises for different emotions
1. Tired: Draw the flowers.
Helps revitalize your mind and clear brain fog.
2. Angry: Draw the lines.
Use simple fonts (the basic aspect of art that has a lot of emotion) to show how you feel.
3. In Pain: Building a Model.
It helps you express yourself and is fun and calming.
4. Bored: color the paper in different colors.
Coloring is a great way to relax and be happy.
5. Sad: Draw a rainbow
It’s all about happy colors that will remove sadness from your mind.
6. Scared: something to knit.
The repetitive and rhythmic movements that make up knitting are key to calming anxiety and relieving stress.
Related: 15 Art Therapy Exercises to Control Your Mind and Channel Your Emotions
7. Worry: Make a doll
Transfer your anger or fears to an inanimate object.
8. Indignant: tore off a piece of paper
Tear off a piece of paper and arrange it in a pattern, which will act as a symbolic release whenever you feel angry.
9. Worry: Do some origami.
When determination begins to bear fruit, you will be able to solve your problems and feel fulfilled and accomplished.
10. Time: drawing patterns.
Drawing patterns help you express feelings that are difficult to express in words.
11. Nostalgia: Draw a labyrinth.
It helps you release feelings of confinement and emotional barriers and feel relaxed.