mental health, reflections, selfcare, wellness

Focusing on what I can control

first 5k walk in years! I wasn't going to update until Saturday, I changed my mind. I'm too excited and enthusiastic to wait until then. Since the last post, I have walked every day, drank 2 litres of water, worn my smart watch and counted my steps. I have controlled what I can control. I… Continue reading Focusing on what I can control

reflections, Store Updates

Heart Based Business – 6 years!

I started my little shop with no business experience at all. I listened to everyone in how my business should be run. I brought in expensive overseas yarns and brands. Yarns I had never knitted with myself, as I couldn’t justify paying the money for them. Yarns and needles with the marketing hype and social… Continue reading Heart Based Business – 6 years!

Adventures Of Betsy, knitting, mental health, Patterns, reflections

She sells seashells by the sea shore.

I choose happy. It’s not easy to do at times. Life can throw challenges, that can test the best of us. Eyre peninsula Perlubie Beach The choice of happiness takes self discipline and practice. Learning to make better choices in how I react to events isn’t easy. It requires breaking a lifetime of ingrained patterns… Continue reading She sells seashells by the sea shore.

Family Heritage, mental health, reflections

Who are you?

Who are you? It’s a question that gets asked many a time in self help books. Who are you? A simple question but the answer can be quite complex. If you are like me, you often start with how you relate to others in the world. I would answer this question with, a mother, a… Continue reading Who are you?

mental health, reflections

Love where you are

I’m in the city this weekend. I don’t get down here very often. I’m not a city girl at all. I hate driving here. I choose places to stay where I can park the car and not get back into it until it’s time to go home. I grew up in Adelaide, it was smaller… Continue reading Love where you are