POSITIVE THINGS

Are you stressed? Anxious? You're not alone, especially in times of pandemic, and quarantine...Well, this article will cover topics like fighting anxiety and stress through diamond painting.

The worldwide pandemic has just about everyone feeling a little on edge. Many of us have had our regular routines interrupted. And, there are all kinds of things that are concerning us.

It's easy to get caught up in worrying about all the unknowns, however doing that is bad for our mental health and that's where diamond painting can help.

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Disclaimer: Before we go into all the ways diamond painting is a stress and anxiety-relieving activity, let us give a little disclaimer: It is not a substitute for professional mental health services. If you're struggling with anxiety, don't be afraid to reach out to a licensed therapist or specialist for help. 
 
ATTENTION ON DIAMOND PAINTING
Keep your mind because our mind is always busy. And, we have a choice to either let our thoughts choose us or to choose what we're going to think about.
When life is stressful, it's easy for your thoughts to be filled with all of the things that you are worried about. 

That's why you need to actively choose what to focus your mind on. Working on a diamond painting project when you're feeling stressed does just that. Instead of being lost in your thoughts, you focus on your project.

You're focused on making sure you're using the right beads and that you're getting everything placed in exactly the right spot. While it may not seem like a LOT to think about, it's just enough to take your attention off your problems.

SOMETHING TO LOOK AFTER

All the world was catch by this pandemic and we're all looking forward to this pandemic being over and life returning to "normal course". But let's be honest, we aren't sure when it's going to be done, and can make it tricky to plan things for the next weeks, months and even longer. 

ENJOY IT, GO FOR IT! 

It can be stressing and even exhausting to have issues in life that you can't . It's stressful as you try to run through the options to find an answer. And, that's what a lot of things feel like for us right now.

A diamond painting kit is a perfect project to work on because it's something to enjoy and go for it! And the best part, you don't need to solve.

You can work on it for any amount of time that you want. And, every time you walk away, you feel good that you made progress and accomplished something. 

RELAX YOUR MIND

When you feel stressed or anxious, you tend to get fidgety. As the mind races, it makes your body want to move as well. And, if you just sit and worry, you can feel the tension building up in all your body.

Diamond Painting In Progress - Butterflies At Midnight

Diamond painting can helps you to use some of this energy. Even though it's a simple movement that you can do from sitting in a chair, it's enough to give to yourself body something productive to focus your energy on.

ALL ABOUT FUN!

When you struggle with anxiety and stress, it's helpful to do activities you enjoy. Diamond painting is fun! If you're feeling stressed and anxious choose a kit that represents something you love or are passionate about and get to work!

You'll feel a little stress melt away as your focus shifts and you'll end up with a wonderful piece of art for your wall. 

Stay calm and peaceful.

Many cheers,

Diamonds Beads Team