Be mindful: stay creative

We’ve had lots of craft projects on the go in our house lately – it’s inescapable really, as I am a writer and maker by trade.

During the long weeks of lockdown, many people vowed to use the extra time on their hands to learn a new skill. No matter what you choose – knitting, baking, pressing flowers, quilling, reading music, collage or watercolour – your hobbies can help you through stressful times.

This week mindfulness expert Suzy Reading gives us the lowdown on how our creative pursuits can help us cope in times of trouble.