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Discover the Surprising Benefits of Woodworking for Mental Health

The term “woodworking as therapy” refers to the concept that an individual may reap therapeutic advantages from the act of producing wooden objects through the practice of “woodworking.” In recent years, both professionals in the field of psychology and do-it-yourself enthusiasts have come to notice the value of woodworking as a kind of mental and emotional therapy. This has contributed to the rise in popularity of this idea.

An excellent illustration of this would be a soldier who has found that working with wood helps him or her manage the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) (PTSD). This war veteran was able to acquire a sense of peace and a sense of being grounded that he was unable to get through more conventional types of rehabilitation because of