I just read the most interesting article that supports what those of us in the crafting vortex have known all along! Crafting, whether it is knitting, painting, stamping, scrapbooking, tatting, etc., has a beneficial effect on the brain.
One of the benefits that neuroscientists are beginning to acknowledge is that crafting can protect the brain from damage caused by aging….who else is thrilled to hear this??!!!
One of the reasons I joined Stampin' Up! in the first place was for an “escape”; whether in my own studio, or with other kindred crafters. Who knew that we would now have a scientific reason for our habit…woo hoo!!
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