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Crafting is my therapy. What's yours?

I suffer with chronic fatigue syndrome, anxiety and depression. Together they can make me a very fatigued, emotional, angry, withdrawn person. I over do things because keeping busy takes me away from the anxiety and depression, but the truth is all I am doing is running straight into the arms of my fatigue monster when I do it! This picture is something I thought of the other day to explain this feeling. 
I try to meditate and I am starting to do small amounts of stretching and yoga, but the one thing that helps keep relaxed and sane, and has done for many years now is my crafting. I love all kinds of crafts. My latest makes are my CE tested Sensory Monsters "The Peepos" they are great to touch and cuddle when you're feeling blue. 
I have also found my online friends in the crafting communities and chronic fatigue groups very helpful and comforting. Stops you feeling so isolated. 
Something that brings me happiness is helping others which I hope to do with my sensory to…

Win A Booboos Sensory Monster from The Peepos Collection

***Give away time!*** To celebrate the launch of my CE tested hand knitted monsters The Peepos.  I'm going to do a giveaway 😁 You have the chance to win a Booboos monster worth £45.00 He is made from Sirdar Snuggly Chunky Snowflake wool which is super soft and very touchy feely. Which is why my son loves them so much!
To be in with a chance please go to my Face Book Page: 1. like my page (not just the post) 2. share the post 3. Comment on the post and tell me who will be snuggling Booboos 
Good luck! You have until 14th August at 9pm to enter. This is in no way to do with facebook its all me Ellephantastic Thanks Helen xx

First Craft stall in years!

Last Saturday I attended my first mini event since before I had Murphy! It was great to get back out there again with my crafts and to launch "The Peepos" my Sensory Monsters
I had a great day!
Looking forward to doing more fact I have just booked my biggest one yet!! Check out my Events Page for details of any events I will be attending with either my full crafty stall or just my Sensory Monsters "The Peepos"
Helen xxx