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Time to Talk Day – Thursday 1 February 2018

Robin Williams, Demi Lovato, Catherine Zeta Jones, Mily Cyrus, Michael Phelps, Hugh Laurie, Winston Churchill, J K Rowling, Dame Kelly Holmes, Tony Adams, Frank Bruno, Ellie Goulding, David Beckham, Glenn Close, J F Kennedy, Buzz Aldrin, Steve Jobs, Charles Dickens The above are well known people – actors/performers, scientists, Prime Minister/President, top athletes, writers –… Continue reading Time to Talk Day – Thursday 1 February 2018

Anxiety · Depression · mental health · Sewing · Stitching

Music that speaks to us

Sometimes we come across a song where we can totally relate to the lyrics and it produces a strong emotional response. I hadn’t come across this song before until the lyrics were shared with me by someone at work.  The song is aptly named ‘This is me’ from ‘The Greatest Showman’.  The lyrics can be… Continue reading Music that speaks to us

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

Courage to soar

The title of this post was inspired by the title of Simone Biles autobiography; I could really relate to the words when I glanced at the cover as my daughter was reading it. Working with depression and anxiety is challenging when you keep it hidden and it takes courage to soar above the stigma that… Continue reading Courage to soar

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