Crafting and Mental Health

I saw an Instagram post the other day that struck a chord with me. It was about anxiety, uncertainty of the unknown (during the tense US election days), and about mental health. It was also about knitting. Apparently I am months behind on the trend because lockdown has created a surge in knitting artists and [...]

October 2020

So we're in the last part of a very strange year. My body has been failing a little and I know I need to take better care of myself. It's getting harder these days - in the darker, colder months - to find the will power and energy to do much or to see the [...]

Mental Health Awareness Week

Kindness is the theme of Mental Health Awareness Week this year. One act of kindness can lead to many more, like a lovely domino effect. A green ribbon is the international symbol of mental health awareness. The charity behind this week in the UK is the Mental Health Foundation, which was founded in 1949, but 2001 [...]