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Creativity and Personal Growth: 7 Inspiring Stories on How Crafts Can Change Your Life

You already know how much joy being creative can bring to your life, how it can help you relax and even fuel personal growth and self-improvement. But the wonderful thing about making positive changes in your life is that there’s always room for more growth. When you focus on becoming more creative, you burnish your self-esteem, deepen your satisfaction and even improve your relationships. Download a copy of our FREE eBook Creativity and Personal Growth: 7 Inspiring Stories on How Crafts Can Change Your Life and celebrate the joy of being creative. Read about people like you whose creativity and innovation have changed their lives—and can change your life too.

Being Creative Is an Opportunity for Personal Growth

As someone who already enjoys crafts, you know that crafting is not only a great way to relax, but it also teaches valuable life lessons. 

In Creativity and Personal Growth: 7 Inspiring Stories on How Crafts Can Change Your Life, you’ll meet Debbie Macomber, a best-selling author who has been knitting since she was 12 years old, and whose characters are often brought together by their love of knitting. Read about the joy creativity has brought to her life, how it inspires her writing and helps her relax and unwind.

Debbie writes about how knitting has taught her lessons that can be applied to all aspects of life, from working toward goals one stitch at a time to strengthening bonds with loved ones.  Many of the sweaters, scarves and blankets Debbie knits become special  gifts “knit with love” for her grandchildren.  There’s nothing so joyful , she writes, as the feeling one gets from giving away one’s creations to loved ones and those in need.

Download Creativity and Personal Growth: 7 Inspiring Stories on How Crafts Can Change Your Life right now to read about the positive change and happiness being creative can bring into your life, and the wonderful and wise lessons it can teach you.

How to Become More Creative

Wanting to become more creative is one thing, but figuring out how to is another. Rest assured, you can do it! All it takes is some guidance and inspiration.

When you download Creativity and Personal Growth: 7 Inspiring Stories on How Crafts Can Change Your Life, you’ll get plenty of encouragement and reinforcement for learning how to become more creative. From 10 tips on how to free your creative spirit to stories of women who have found their creative calling, Creativity and Personal Growth: 7 Inspiring Stories on How Crafts Can Change Your Life is full of examples of people  who found happiness and success by tapping into the power of their creative ideas. 

Your Creativity Can Make a Difference in Your Community and in the World

It may sound far-fetched, but it’s true—you can help others in need by cultivating your creativity. And you’ll find the stories to prove it in Creativity and Personal Growth: 7 Inspiring Stories on How Crafts Can Change Your Life.

  • Three college friends use their passion for crocheting to bring hope to women in a war-torn nation.
  • A woman whose love of art and crafting helps keep the kids in her neighborhood out of trouble.
  • A quilter whose appreciation for the craft inspires her to remarkable selflessness.

These stories show the nearly limitless possibilities in store for you when you act upon your creative ideas.

The Healing Power of Creativity

One of the most wonderful things about creativity is that it is always there for you to turn to, no matter what you may be facing.

In Creativity and Personal Growth: 7 Inspiring Stories on How Crafts Can Change Your Life, you’ll meet a mom whose only daughter is about to leave for her freshman year of college, a mom who’s struggling to let go. She finds that the heartfelt creative project that she pours herself into turns out to be just the thing she needs. 

This story and all the others in Creativity and Personal Growth: 7 Inspiring Stories on How Crafts Can Change Your Life are about real people—people like you—who have found success and happiness when they opened themselves up to the full power of their own creativity.

Of course, you don’t have to face a crisis to benefit from the everyday pleasures of your creativity. Whether you knit, crochet or quilt, there’s nothing quite like coming home at the end of a long day and settling in to work on your current project. It’s a truly special, meditative way to unwind, calm down and quiet your mind.

Diving Deeper into Your Creative Ideas Can Lead to Success and Happiness

There’s an old saying that goes: If you love your work, you will never work a day in your life. It speaks to the dream most of us have about being able find what we love to do and make our living at it. 

In Creativity and Personal Growth: 7 Inspiring Stories on How Crafts Can Change Your Life, you’ll meet a woman who did just that. Although she had a good job and was thankful for it, especially since her husband was ill and she was the sole provider, her heart wasn’t in her work. Then a drawing class changed her life.

Her story, and the stories of everyone in Creativity and Personal Growth: 7 Inspiring Stories on How Crafts Can Change Your Life, could be just the inspiration you need to figure out how to use your creativity and innovation to make your dreams come true, to find true success, happiness and fulfillment.