Next Time You Feel Anxious, Try Working With Your Hands

Working with your hands is a proven strategy for easing anxiety.

This is a black and white photo. It’s a close up view of a potter’s hands building a small clay bowl on a potter’s wheel.

Working with your hands eases anxiety.

Mindfulness doesn’t have to look like sitting silently on a yoga mat. Working with your hands can be a form of mindfulness and is a distraction from anxious thoughts.



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Dr. Christine Bradstreet

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