Those of us who sew probably do it because we enjoy it. It turns out sewing has a lot of physical and mental health benefits as well, including:

1. Reducing blood pressure, making us feel more relaxed
2. Increasing dopamine, which makes us feel happier
3. Increasing hand-eye coordination
4. Keeping our brains active and decreasing our chances of developing dementia
5. Increasing confidence and self-esteem

So whatever your reason, keep sewing! Your brain and body will thank you!

Sources:

https://www.allfreesewing.com/Reference-Information/Health-Benefits-of-Sewing

https://www.mindfood.com/article/5-health-benefits-of-sewing/

http://www.sewingmakesmehappy.com/the-benefits-of-sewing-as-an-adult/

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