BPD, Get Messy

Letting Go

I work hard on changing the way I 'talk' to myself. Negative self talk is a hard habit to break. Some days can be harder than others and I am learning to accept it will take time and persistence to change something I have been doing since childhood. Increased Stress Response: Negative thoughts can trigger… Continue reading Letting Go

Dyeing, family, Get Messy

Embracing imperfection

The act of knitting is often seen as an exercise in perfectionism. Every stitch must be even, the tension must be perfect, and the finished product must be flawless. But what if we embraced imperfection instead? The beginners mind. Mental health is a journey, and it is not always linear. There are ups and downs,… Continue reading Embracing imperfection

Get Messy, scrapbooking

Making Memories

Paint like Pollock The girls and I ventured to Crystal Brook on the weekend to try our hand at splashing paint around. The Port Pirie Regional Tourism and Arts held a series of workshops as part of SALA. South Australian Living Artists. We all had a lot of fun, with guidance of our tutor Kylie… Continue reading Making Memories