The more I draw and illustrate cartoons and humorous characters, the more I see faces in the most unusual places. Today, on my walk around the reservoir, I noticed the first signs of spring (flowering cherry trees, daffodils and crocus blooms). And then, this tree face – nature’s cartoon – jumped out at me.
Tree Face – Nature’s Cartoon
Do you see what I see?
What about now?
I think he’s either carrying the weight of the world on his shoulders, or he’s discovered the benefits of tree hugging. In any case, seeing this tree face made my day. Not to mention, that being outside in the fresh air getting exercise is exactly what the doctor would order. After all, there’s only so much bad news you can read before anxiety starts to creep in. If you’ve been like me – checking in multiple times per day to learn the latest news about the corona virus – you might also benefit from reading this article on how to keep calm, wash your hands and manage corona virus stress.
I know from experience that laughter goes a long way towards improving mood and combating anxiety! My husband and I are big fans of the improvisational comedy show Whose Line is it Anyway. Watch a few of these Helping Hands skits and you’ll see why…