Opening up our lives through art is one of the easiest ways to express yourself. It just takes you letting go and putting it on the paper and putting it out there. It can help with anxiety stress and depression. When it comes to creating you don’t need to be Picasso to DE stress. Drawing your feelings is one way you can get it all out there with out having to say a word. This is a mindful activity that may work for you if you go with the flow. It doesn’t have to make sense it doesn’t have to be neat. Just as long as it helps you along.
So try doodling these drawings don’t take long and they usually have a way of working without us even knowing it. Use colors that reflect your feelings and emotions. Whatever it is you are feeling that day use express it with dark or bright colors.
Pastels are a good choice without the mess. Try using sharpies can be fun and more accessible way to draw during downtime in the office. For an exercise try drawing your breath. Pay attention to you breathing patterns. As they change, the stroke of the line changes as well. This is a simple yet relaxing activity.