Patricia Sarmiento loves swimming and running. She channels her love of fitness and wellness into blogging about health and health-related topics. She played sports in high school and college and continues to make living an active lifestyle a goal for her and her family. She lives with her husband, two children, and their shih tzu in Maryland.

8 Unique Ideas for Boosting Your Mental Health

8 Unique Ideas for Boosting Your Mental Health

Psychotherapy, yoga, meditation, and physical activity are all great for treating mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety, but some lesser-known mental health activities include art therapy, energy healing, and video gaming. Check out these eight unique ideas from SoulSpring to learn how to alleviate stress, anxiety, and depression and kickstart your journey to improved mental and emotional health!

1. Art Therapy

You don’t have to be creative or good at art to benefit from art therapy, as the goal of this mental health activity is to express yourself through painting, drawing, coloring, and other creative techniques such as journaling, sock puppeteering, and sculpting. Regardless of skill or artistic talent, art therapy helps to reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety, ease stress, boost confidence and self-esteem, and overcome addiction.

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