mental health, reflections, selfcare, wellness

A Sense of Belonging

We all need it. Humans are social beings. We would not have survived and evolved without working together. The need to be accepted by the tribe is a strong survival instinct. Even in the times we live, it's still important to our happiness and wellbeing to have friends and a community. KSW December Catch up… Continue reading A Sense of Belonging

weaving

Small looms

I’m very much an advocate for weaving on small rigid heddle looms. They’re portability makes it easy to access and weave on in just about any space. I often take my 25cm with me when I have adventures in my van Betsy. It’s relatively easy to find spaces to warp her up as I travel.… Continue reading Small looms

mental health, selfcare, wellness

The Beginners mind

I’m learning to be excited about being a beginner again. Learning to be comfortable being imperfect. Learning it’s ok to be bad at something. As adults we’re not great at being beginners, being bad at something. Being vulnerable in showing others how much we don’t know and how much we still need to learn. I’ve… Continue reading The Beginners mind

mental health, selfcare, wellness

Trust in the process

When knitting I trust that making stitch after stitch will result in a finished item. Stitch by stitch Every little stitch is important and together those little stitches make something bigger than themselves. I know the stitches are the foundation of anything I make. If any of those stitches break then my jumper may unravel.… Continue reading Trust in the process

mental health, wellness

Finding You

One of the tools I have used to help me get mentally heathy has been to write these posts and a journal. It helps me to clarify who I am and who I want to be. They hold a mirror up. Not to find the faults or the negatives but to find the things I… Continue reading Finding You