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What sort of health benefits -- both phys and emotional -- can be obtained by taking up a new skill/hobby such as oil painting or playing the piano?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Wil Ausborn
Clinical Psychology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Low Stress Level

In addition to unleashing your creative genius, pursuing a new hobby will bring about mind/body synchronicity, which will ultimately result in greater health benefits and self-satisfaction.

In brief: Low Stress Level

In addition to unleashing your creative genius, pursuing a new hobby will bring about mind/body synchronicity, which will ultimately result in greater health benefits and self-satisfaction.
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Creativity

Developing a new creative process can be a wonderful way of exploring and expressing emotions.
And example that springs to mind was a jazz musician who, a long time ago was reputed to have said that he didn't give interviews; he let his horn do the talking for him!

In brief: Creativity

Developing a new creative process can be a wonderful way of exploring and expressing emotions.
And example that springs to mind was a jazz musician who, a long time ago was reputed to have said that he didn't give interviews; he let his horn do the talking for him!
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Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry

In brief: Occupy brain

New skills open up new neural pathways in the brain psychologically they distract you from negative thoughts/pain.

In brief: Occupy brain

New skills open up new neural pathways in the brain psychologically they distract you from negative thoughts/pain.
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