5 Health Benefits of Sewing

5 Health Benefits of Sewing

Whether you’re a creative type or not, sewing and putting in a few stitches is a hobby you should add to your list. The simple act of sewing has proven health benefits that will enhance your wellbeing.

Here are just 5 reasons why you should give it a go.

  1. Stress Relief

    Sewing encourages mindfullness and reduces stress and anxiety. 
  2. Improves hand-eye coordination

    The attention to detail that sewing requires encourages coordination and relieves physical issues such as back pain. 
  3. Brain Growth

    Sewing requires creativity, which improves the brain's ability to grow new brain cells.
  4. Happiness

    Like other craft activities, sewing increases dopamine in the brain, which makes us feel more positive.
  5. It fights dementia

    Because sewing makes you remember specific steps, it works the brain and keeps the mind, clear, focused and active. 
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