Melissa’s Crochet Mandala and Struggle with Depression

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This “Sunshine Amid the Storm” mandala comes to us from Melissa in Canada (on Instagram @mknyveld). She writes, “This mandala symbolizes my struggle from suicide attempt, to putting my life back together slowly. I didn’t think it was possible, but ti make with my hands continues to help bring light on dark days.”

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Kari’s Crochet MandalasForMarinke and Depression In Generations of Family

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These two precious crochet mandalas come to us from Kari Green of Jester Creations. Kari is a Scottish 40-something single mother of two teenage boys. She loves knitting, crocheting, drawing and reading and says she, “can’t not have a creation in the making in my hands when I’m not working. And I know all too well how mental health issues can impact on every aspect of life.”

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Mandalas for Marinke – April Roundup

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Thanks to each and every one of the contributors who participated in the Mandalas for Marinke project. I didn’t get as many posted in April as I would have liked (some extreme jet lag put everything behind) but I’m still on track to wrap up posts in a couple of months and proceed forward as described in the last update.

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