Archive for November 20, 2018
Crafting has become incredibly popular here in the United States, with more than sixty percent of all households in the United States participating in some form of crafting by the year of 2017. This marks a nearly ten percent climb in crafting rates over the last ten years or so, and is a percentage that is likely to keep climbing in the years that are to come. There are many reasons that this is the case.
For one, crafting is a great way to relax and destress, due to the fact that crafting has been found to release dopamine, a chemical in the brain that promotes happiness and feelings of calmness. In one study, where a number of patients who had been diagnosed with clinical depression participated in a crafting activity, it was found that more than eighty percent of the participants reported feelings of happiness after the activity – knitting – was concluded. Even if you don’t have clinical depression, each and every one of us has experienced the stresses of life, something that