"Crafting for good" is about helping yourself and others through creativity.
Visiting this site and purchases of our printable cards and crafts or eBay listings all help our community work. We like to think of it as "Robin Hood crafting" - those who can, helping those who maybe can't.
As we burst into Spring, watch this quick 5m video from Psychologist Vanessa King on 3 simple techniques to make you calmer and improve your wellbeing 'in the moment'.
3 Active Tips:
- How and why you should move your muscles with things like 'kitchen workouts'
- The science behind stress and using your peripheral vision to replicate a landscape vista and feel calmer
- Noticing and actively opening your posture, particularly around your shoulders and collar bone.
Good stuff as always from the people at Action for Happiness.
We give free craft supplies to individuals and community groups in the Wakefield (UK) area primarily, subject to surplus
Positive Psychology self care: new ways to feel happy from Action for Happiness
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We've added a new tutorial to our Hexagonal Pop Up Box Card collection in our printables shop.
Really? There are new ways to feel happy? Haven't we heard all this wellbeing stuff before and know what we need to be doing, but just don't?
Well, we hadn't heard of these ideas before and felt the video had so many helpful tips and tricks that we needed to share them.
Watch the video to find out:
Positive psychology is NOT all about positive thinking, which can get on your nerves when you are really trying 'to be positive' but are seemingly unable to match the positive vibes of others no matter how hard you try...it's more about active coping, making small, positive improvements for the next hour, day etc.
For lots more ideas and practical ways to wellbeing, including an app, check out the Action for Happinesswebsite.
Can you help?
We're looking for chunky, super chunky, variegated and fancy yarns...scraps, balls or cones.
These are to put in our shop for affordable supplies/trying a new craft without buying loads, our community-based cost-of-living crochet workshops and free supplies to groups (we take any yarn, but have a particular need for chunky and fancy).
Many thanks 🙏
Proud partners of the WEA (Workers Education Association) providing free and low cost adult education courses
Pinderfields Pupil Referral Unit picked up a bumper pack of free art and craft supplies after we heard about their work on a course about resilience in
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We joined the first ever Wakey Green Trail organised by Wakefield Council and Renewi, along with other eco-themed businesses and organisations providing
About Crafting4Good CIC - why we're a nonprofit craft company and what social impact we have
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