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How Art Therapy Is Used to Help People Heal
It may surprise you to learn that art can be an effective tool in mental health treatment. What could art possibly have to do with psychotherapy? As an expressive medium, art can be used to help clients communicate, overcome stress, and explore different aspects of their own personalities.
By Kendra Cherry
The Science of Smart: How to Build Mental Toughness
Do you crumble when you encounter difficulty and stress? Do you give way at the first sign of resistance from others? Or are you mentally tough?
By Annie Murphy Paul
What are the health benefits of being creative?
We undertake creative pursuits such as writing, acting, drawing, or dancing simply because we enjoy them. Intuitively, we know that creativity is good for us, and our creative passions make us happy. But what does science have to say about the benefits of creativity?
by Maria Cohut, Ph.D.