Category Archives: recovering out loud

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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Scraptember Day 6: An Open Heart

Hello, lovely friends! Welcome to Day 6 of Scraptember – a month of memory-keeping. I decided to do something a little different today. Instead of creating a scrapbook page, I prepared some pages in my journal. Over the summer, I’ve … Continue reading

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EllieBeth Designs UK: Hazard Planning

Hello, again! It’s me, Natalie, back with another post for the EBDUK blog. If you read my last post, you’ll know that my planner has become my mental illness recovery companion: a creative tool for managing my life, an authentic … Continue reading

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Bullet Journal Flip-Through: January – July 2018

Hello and welcome! In this video I flip-through and explain my Jan – Jul 2018 bullet journal. Thanks for watching! Come join the Crafting Out Loud Facebook group. We are a supportive bunch of arters and crafters sharing our makes, … Continue reading

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EllieBeth Designs UK: Stickerating for Wellness

Hello, lovely friends! Today, I am on the EllieBeth Designs UK blog talking about how I use stickers as part of my wellness and mental illness recovery routines, and why I knew that EBDUK was the sticker shop for me. … Continue reading

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Recovering Out Loud: Managing Distress with Gotmann’s Tasks

Hello! And welcome to this Anxiety, Art and Me video. I’ve been writing a lot about mental health on my blog lately, and wanted to share some of my thoughts on YouTube as well – so here is a video … Continue reading

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