- Rosie Heape, 27th June 2019 Rosie is a Psychology Graduate from the University of Southampton, and aspiring Health Psychologist, who ran a study investigating the relationship between creative hobbies and wellbeing as her 3rdyear research project. Creative hobbies can be therapeutic in clinical populations, such as eating disorders and dementia. However, knowledge … Continue reading Craft and Wellbeing Research
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Powercraft: lunch-time craft session for staff
Louise Smith - 24th April 2019 Louise is an Occupational Therapist in the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust How many times have your work colleagues said 'Let's get together for a 'crafty 'evening soon!’ And then times goes on, life goes on ....and it just doesn't happen. That was us, a small rural based NHS employed … Continue reading Powercraft: lunch-time craft session for staff
Knitting My Mind Back Together
- Christy Grace Collins, March 16th 2019 When I learned to knit at the age of six, I had no idea it would become an important therapy later in life. I just loved it. Six concussions later (from figure skating) and a slew of post concussive symptoms ranging from slurring my words, losing my balance, … Continue reading Knitting My Mind Back Together
Research, Stress and Stitches
Beverly Ayling-Smith writes about her experiences of work stress and relaxation by stitching.
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