It’s no secret that that engaging in the same action over and over again makes it more likely that you will develop a repetitive strain injury. The good news is that this outcome is not inevitable. Learning more about your most important tool, your body, can be incredibly empowering.
I don’t know about the art program(s) that you attended, but in the ones I went through we didn’t really talk about health and wellness in the studio. I get it, we’re in art school to study art, not physical therapy, but our studio practices influence the longevity of our careers, and I believe that encouraging education about these topics should be a priority.
Can you believe 2019 is already here?! I am spending some time journaling and reflecting. For me, this past year has been filled with a lot of challenge, loss, and change. I am so grateful to be surrounded by incredible people who have shown me and my husband endless love and support throughout these challenges. This year has taught me what it means to be resilient.