Topic 4 Fostering pleasant feelings

4.1. Physical activities

  • In addition to the physical benefits, physical activity has numerous psychological benefits. In particular, any physical activity promotes positive feelings.
  • Physical activity doesn’t just mean playing a sport. You can be active in a variety of ways. The important thing is that you find what you enjoy and what makes you feel good.

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4.2. Artistic activities

  • It is well known that the arts are a form of non-verbal expression and help the personal and emotional development of people. Many people find the arts to present a way to communicate since through images, tone of voice, colours, feelings and emotions can be externalized. The benefits of artistic activities are those associated with emotional expression, and one of the main advantages is that these kinds of activities promote pleasant feelings.
  • Although some people have ease or even predilection for this type of activities, but in other cases it can be stimulated or encouraged. It is just a matter of finding what you like and what motivates you.
  • There are a multitude of artistic activities: drawing, dancing, painting, writing, singing, acting, etc.