Woodworking is a craft that has been enjoyed for centuries and offers endless possibilities, from practical and functional creations to intricate pieces of art - all of which challenge your creativity and promote physical dexterity - making it a great hobby for physical and mental wellbeing. Read on to discover
Bookbinding is a craft that has been practised for many thousands of years. Despite being largely replaced by modern technology, interest and appreciation for the skill as a hobby has lasted into the present day. It is an engaging craft that requires dexterity and offers many physical, mental health and
Mark making is something that we adopt at a very early age. As we get older, mark making develops into writing and drawing. As young children, we enjoy the having absolute liberty in our creative expression. Then formal education comes into the equation, and slowly but surely this sense of
Creativity is, without doubt, an incredible thing. It has the power to transform our own lives, as well as that of others. And most incredibly, perhaps, it is a gift every single one of us has and does not have to cost a thing to practise. There are many benefits
Stop! I hear you saying - surely a bucket list is just a glorified wish list and not a tool for transformation? Well, hear me out on this, because I intend to demonstrate that such a view might just be completely wrong.
Why do lists matter?
It is well documented that lists
We’ve all had those days where boredom hits you. I’m currently going through an extended period of unemployment due to redundancy and my own business failing. For months I’ve been applying for jobs from my sofa with occasional breaks for a dog walk and boredom has become a constant companion.
As humans, one of our principle survival tools is data processing. It is ultimately what keeps us alive, allowing us to process information from stimuli around us and make constant judgements on how to react and adapt, based on both the present situation and also on historical experiences. This brain
Colouring books for adults have become somewhat of a phenomenon over recent years. You can’t walk into any book shop without seeing a whole spectrum of different colouring books to encourage you to get your creativity flowing. From mandalas to animals, scenic landscapes to Harry Potter themed, there is definitely
Pottery has been practised for thousands of years, giving it a rich history all over the world that has been passed from generation to generation. These ancient, artisan skills are having a popular resurgence in the present day, and offer many rewards for those who work with ceramics. There are
Classical music may not be something that you currently have on your playlist - but maybe it’s time to add some. Classical music can benefit you in a variety of ways, from pain management to improving the quality of your sleep, while listening to it in the background can boost