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Video: The Importance of Having a Creative Outlet


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In this video I talk about the importance of having a creative outlet while you are in recovery. Below the video you will find a list of some things I like to do to keep my creativity flowing – I recommend you make a list for yourself, and don’t be afraid to try something new! And don’t forget – golf doesn’t count!

Watch more of my videos: youtube.com/laurenbsag

Creative Activities I Like:

  • Writing
  • Painting my nails
  • Makeup application (no – applying mascara while in the car rushing to work/class doesn’t count!)

Other Creative Activities:

  • Interior decorating (some people do redecorate their room/house ALL the time!)
  • Cake decorating etc…
  • Drawing/Painting
  • Writing music
  • Poetry
  • Wood Carving/Chipping

Have fun being creative!

Founder + Editor at Libero

Lauren is the Founder and Editor of Libero. She started Libero in April 2010, when she shared her story about her struggles with an eating disorder and depression. Now Lauren uses her writing and videos to advocate mental health and body positivity. In her spare time, she enjoys makeup artistry, playing Nintendo, and taking selfies with her furbaby, Zoey.

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  • I love this Video Lauren 🙂 I think that for me, my creative outlets are photography, and working on cars. Now working on cars doesn't seem like a CREATIVE outlet, but I think it is! Fixing problems and creating something cool is something I really feel creative doing 🙂

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