6 Ways Sewing Can Positively Impact Your Mental Health

How sewing can positively impact your menteal health

This week (15th-19th May) is Mental Health Awareness Week. Did you know that sewing can have a positive impact on our mental health? There are several ways such as increasing mindfulness, boosting self-esteem, and providing social connections. Who knew sewing could be self-care?! 

It gives a sense of accomplishment and satishfaction
  1. Sewing can provide a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction. Completing a project, no matter how small, can help boost self-esteem. 

2. Providing community and support. Whether you’re part of an online sewing community or you get together with your quilting group every month. These communities provide a support group of like-minded people and can combat loneliness.

Can provide community and support
It's meditative and calming

3. The repetitive nature of sewing can be both meditative and calming.

4.  Sewing can give you purpose and meaning, particularly when sewing for others or for a cause.

Gives you purpose, especially when sewing for others
provides a sense of control and order

5. Sewing can promote a sense of control and order.

6. It can also foster gratitude and appreciation for handmade items and the effort that goes into creating them.

fosters appreciation for handmade items