Creativity and life satisfaction
So, I guess I am not the only one that gets happy from being creative. And being creative together with friends is a great bonus!
Many researchers argue there is a link between happiness and creativity. When you are happy you are more creative. And it works both ways.
[---] experts say there’s a strong connection between creative expression and overall wellbeing. Key components of the creative personality, like novelty-seeking and perseverance, are also good predictors of life satisfaction. And it works both ways: People also tend to be most creative when they’re in a good mood, possibly because they don’t fixate on individual pieces of information and are able to think more broadly . And according to creativity researcher Dr. Shelley Carson, “Increases in positive mood broaden attention and allow us to see more possible solutions to creative problems.” [---]
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