Category Archives: recovery

How the Light Gets In: A Talk On Creativity and Recovery

Hello, lovely friends! It’s Monday morning, and I’m just back from the EllieBeth Designs UK Annual Event where I gave a talk called ‘How the Light Gets In’. It was about the role that creativity has played in my recovery … Continue reading

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Finding Hope: Let’s Talk Recovery

In today’s video, I talk about my recovery journey (so far) and the role that hope is playing in it. Thanks for stopping by! xxx

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Recovering Out Loud: Small Questions

Hello! In today’s video, I create a spread in my art journal using found and created papers.

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Creating Recovery | To God There Is Nothing Small

Hello! Today, I prepare some pages in my journal and talk about how small changes are having a big impact on my wellness. Thanks for stopping by! xxx

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Creating Recovery: The Mountain You Climbed

Hello! In today’s video I prepare some spreads on which to journal and talk about some of the recovery-related things I’ve been pondering while journaling lately. Thanks for stopping by!

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Art Journaling Out Loud: The Light Shines

Hello! Here’s today’s Wednesday video. I asked on YouTube what people would like to see from me this week, and ‘an art journal spread’ received the largest share of the votes. So here it is … Come join the Crafting … Continue reading

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Heath and Wellbeing Day: Cards for Recovery

It’s Saturday evening, and I’m sitting on the sofa with my feet up. It’s been a long day, but a fruitful and enjoyable one – I’ve been selling my cards out the local Health and Wellbeing Day. All week, I’ve … Continue reading

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Art Journal Process: The Voice of the Oppressor

For today’s video, I created a spread in my art journal. It was inspired by the discussions we had at Recovery College on Monday. The course was called ‘Creating Recovery’ and we talked a lot about barriers to creativity. Two … Continue reading

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Scraptember Day 9: The Lord Heals

Hello, and welcome to Day 9 of Scraptember! Today, I’m sharing a page I decorated in my Bible. Psalm 147 v 3 is one of the verses that became important to me during my recovery from mental illness. While on … Continue reading

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Scraptember Day 8: Book in My Bullet Journal

Hello! Welcome to Day 8 of Scraptember and the start of week two – feels like it’s been longer somehow! Today, I’m sharing a page in my new bullet journal. As I go through bujos fairly quickly, I don’t want … Continue reading

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