Good Grief Knitting

How knitting can help coping with bereavement distress, work stress, anxiety or illness.


Poetry Pilgrimage: Little Sparta

Two days ago, I went to Little Sparta, Scottish home of poet Ian Hamilton Finlay - whose garden contains words set in stone, playful and very often anti-war symbols - a place of imagination with 300 word/art works. "The garden functions as a political statement.... it suggests that as it is possible to transform …

Creativity healing

Just read an excellent article on the website about how creativity is a natural way for the brain to help process trauma. ¬†Trauma by its nature is overwhelming - so the brain cannot deal with and store what is happening in the usual way. ¬†With normal events, memories are stored using words:   "This …