This is a practical guide for using art to manage stress. Honest stories of the author's descent into fear and anxiety, a diagnosis of mental illness, and how he found his way back to a place of stability and health inform this inspiring guidebook for those struggling with anxiety, fear, and panic.
Hutchison found photography as a daily practice during his recovery helped him to slow down, see the world through from new perspectives, get out in nature, and live more contemplatively. There are exercises and reflections included at the end of each chapter to encourage readers to try out a variety of creative practices to find their way to a more centered and peaceful life. Exercises include photography, art, music, and meditation to cooking and hiking and help the readers find calm in the world around them.
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