Category Archives: recovering out loud

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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Mental Health Monday: What Is This Thing Called Recovery? Part Three

Hello, and welcome to another What Is This Thing Called Recovery? post. This week, I want to talk about some more of the recovery themes I’ve embraced over the last year, and how they are playing out in my life … Continue reading

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Bible Journaling Out Loud: I Will Pour Water On the Thirsty Land

Hello, and welcome to my channel! In this video I talk about my recovery from mental illness and the part my faith is playing in it. I invite you to watch as I create an entry inspired by Isaiah 44:3-4 … Continue reading

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