Depression · mental health · Sewing · Stitching

Sunshine and more light on mental health issues

British Summertime begins and the sun is out – still a bit cold though but it’s a sign that summer is on its way 🙂  Only problem is the sun highlights all those nooks and crannys that need cleaning! More doodling/drawing than stitching this week.  There are times when you need to spend time planning… Continue reading Sunshine and more light on mental health issues

Anxiety · Children's mental health · Depression · Heads Together · Mentally Healthy Schools · Sewing · Stitching · Uncategorized

Stitched face and children’s mental health

More than half of mental health issues in adults begin before they are 14 years old (information from Heads Together). I remember when I was younger than 14 and how confusing and bewildering it was trying to cope with so many over-whelming emotions – one of which I now know was anxiety. Thankfully over 25… Continue reading Stitched face and children’s mental health

Anxiety · Depression · Heads Together · mental health · Mind · Sewing · Stitching · Thriving at Work · Uncategorized · workplace mental health

Workplace mental health and snow day stitching

I was excited this week to hear about the development of a new workplace mental health initiative (including a ‘Mental Health at Work’ website and online training) being developed by Heads Together and Mind. 1 in 6 British workers are affected by mental health issues but sadly only 2% of people asked in a survey… Continue reading Workplace mental health and snow day stitching