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15 Therapeutic and Meditative Activities for Calmness

Calm is something we all need to cultivate in our stressful adult lives. However, we’re not limited to the obvious, more mainstream methods of therapeutic activity or meditative practices: yoga, meditation, journaling, reading, walking, etc.

Here is a list of activities that are very calming because they are gentle or because they take keen concentration that can bring us into the present moment and relax us…

  1. Pottery
  2. Cleaning
  3. Woodwork
  4. Scrapbooking
  5. Knitting, crocheting, macrame etc.
  6. Gardening
  7. Painting
  8. Martial Arts
  9. Colouring
  10. Cooking or baking
  11. Animal grooming
  12. Brushing hair (yours, child’s, dog’s etc.)
  13. Playing with beads or marbles
  14. Swimming
  15. Dancing and singing

 

Sincerely,

S. xx

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