Have you ever tried making a zine?
Aside from being a creative outlet, crafting zines promotes self-care. It is believed to be therapeutic as it enables you to sit down and focus your energy in personalizing each and every page.
Zines are self-published and pamphlet-sized works. It is a DIY activity where you can work on your safe space, while exploring various ways of self-expression.
From poems to drawings, there are no creative limits in making your own zines. You can use any craft material you want about anything that’s in your head.
All you have to do is fold a piece of paper into a booklet, decorate the front and back covers, and start filling the pages.
If you want to draw a comic strip about cheering yourself up, doodle away! You can also create zines about your journey towards self-love and healing.
A lot of people online attest to the simple healing wonders of zines. There are actually a lot zines available in the web for everyone to read. It is like a warm virtual hug (or bro fist) for those seeking support and non-traditional ways of coping with mental health problems.
Mazing zines can be beneficial to our mental health. It may be simple, but it is a refreshing activity. By translating our thoughts into empowering art and stories, it helps us reconnect with ourselves and more.
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