In fact, a study published earlier this year in the The Journal of Positive Psychology, found those who enjoyed arts, craft and creative hobbies generally felt happier, calmer and more energetic the next day.
For fans of cross-stitch, Diamond Dotz is phenomenal new craze involving diamond embroidery.
Sold in kits, each one comes with a pattern printed on high-quality fabric, similar to a cross-stitch chart.
The process is simple. Using your stylus, dip the head in wax, pick up a dot and place it on the fabric.
The result: a beautiful, shimmering piece of art.