One of the key ways that crafting heals us is by interrupting the ruminations of the mind. Rumination is a common symptom of depression. Therefore, interrupting rumination can help reduce depression.
Craft therapy and art therapy have many similarities. They utilize a number of the same strategies. People experience many of the same mental health benefits from each of them.
Crafting heals us. It doesn’t matter which craft we engage in. As long as we are doing something creative with our hands, we begin to heal our minds.