Good Grief Knitting

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

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Creativity healing

Just read an excellent article on the website theconversation.com 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 …

Baking Calm

Seattle-based Oh Honey Bakes made this enticing recipe to celebrate St Valentine's Day this year, on her visually sumptuous blog. At the same time, the blog post (link below) speaks to the deeper movement in society at that time, the unsettledness of international relations.  And also to the baker's personal anxieties, with her beautiful remedy …