Anxiety · Depression · I am 1 in 4 · mental health · Sewing · Stitching

Crafting lunch for mental health

A lack of stitching this week, instead I’ve been lucky to be involved with organising a crafting lunch at work.  As part of Disability History Month work has been showing how being creative can benefit your mental and physical health.  So my office organised a crafting lunch to showcase difference ways of being creative and… Continue reading Crafting lunch for mental health

Anxiety · Depression · mental health · Sewing · Stitching

It’s looking a lot like Christmas

December 25th beckons and Christmas stitching and making continues.  There has been progress stitching the family Christmas cards. and all the baubles are done.  It worked well using the greaseproof paper to only stitch the bauble outline – it made removing the paper a lot easier and quicker. The detail on the baubles was either… Continue reading It’s looking a lot like Christmas

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Parenting with Depression and Anxiety

I’ve always been concerned on how my depression and anxiety will/would affect my daughter and there are lots of time when I have given myself a really hard time and have felt a failure and that I’ve let her down especially when her own overwhelming emotions showed themselves. When she was younger I always hid… Continue reading Parenting with Depression and Anxiety