The act of art-making lowers cortisol levels in up to 75% of participants in studies.
Doodling, even if it’s for 5 – 10 minutes between meetings, allows us to take a moment to breathe and reduce stress levels. If you’re wondering what the science behind that is, you’re in the right place. Doodling brings increased blood flow to the prefrontal cortex, which is the front of our brain. Here’s a collection of short videos in which our founder, Melissa Lloyd, walks you through the details.
Want to reduce stress and kickstart a creative habit with your team at work? Reach out for more information on how mindful doodling can help you and your team manage stress. We offer all types of guided doodle breaks, perfect for team meetings, events, and wellness days.