Create A Healthy Relationship With Your Body Through Journaling


This is a guest post by Mari McCarthy who has written a book called Journaling Power: How To Create the Happy, Healthy, Life You Want to Live. Although not specific to crochet, it relates to many of the issues I care about in terms of using creative self-expression to heal yourself and improve your life. In my book, Hook to Heal, I share tips for keeping a crochet journal and exploring “yarn for thought” questions that are an aspect of journaling to heal. This dovetails nicely with what Mari shares here today.

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Share Your Crochet Story! Accepting New Interviews.


I had a backlog of crochet interviews for the longest time that I have finally almost completed. It is very important to me to give each interview my complete attention, even if that means it takes awhile to get it published. I firmly believe each story is important and that there is value in sharing it. And I’m ready to share more!

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Monique’s Crochet Mandala + Mandala Meditation

monique crochet mandala

Today’s beautiful floral crochet mandala for the Mandalas for Marinke project comes from Monique Lubberink from Easy Now Mindfulness, which is a one-woman-business in New Zealand, through which she gives mindfulness training, mindfulness parenting skills, workshops, etc. She formerly worked in The Netherlands as a psychologist for adults with ADHD and / or autism spectrum disorders.

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