Can Crafting Help You Control Your Weight?

Can Crafting Help You Control Your Weight?

No matter your crafting preference, be it knitting, painting, or needle felting, a love for the arts is a powerful passion to have, and if you’ve been struggling to control your weight or simply trying to drop those excess pounds, crafting may be exactly what...
The Benefits of Arts and Crafts for Seniors

The Benefits of Arts and Crafts for Seniors

Stepping into the golden years of retirement doesn’t mean merely sitting in your favorite armchair by the window, a cup of tea in hand, watching the world go by – although that does sound great! To maintain a great quality of life as we age, it’s essential to...
Fighting Seasonal Depression with Crafting

Fighting Seasonal Depression with Crafting

Summer has come to an end, and with that comes shorter days, less time in the sun, and for some, Seasonal Affective Disorder (also known as SAD). The most common form of SAD is winter depression, which impacts 4-6% of people, with an additional 10-20% of people...
How Needle Felting Might Reduce Stress

How Needle Felting Might Reduce Stress

It’s common to hear someone say, “Oh, I don’t have time to pick up a hobby, plus I’m too stressed!” But what if a craft like needle felting was just what the doctor ordered? It turns out researchers are proving what crafters have known all along. Creative pursuits and...
Why Needle Felting Might Help You Sleep Better

Why Needle Felting Might Help You Sleep Better

If you’re one of the 500 million Americans who have trouble falling asleep at night, you know how your restlessness can throw you off-kilter for the entire day. Tossing and turning, waking up every hour (on the hour), fidgeting, throwing the sheets off—it’s no fun at...
How Needle Felting Can Improve Your Life

How Needle Felting Can Improve Your Life

As a society, we’ve become sedentary creatures. We sit at work, we sit in front of the TV at home, and we sit in our cars during gridlock traffic. If you watch even an hour of daytime TV, I’m sure you’ve heard Dr. Oz (or another TV doctor) tell you about the benefits...
Nighttime Routines: Needle Felting & Self-Care

Nighttime Routines: Needle Felting & Self-Care

There’s no question, self-care is this year’s hottest topic. With 80% of Americans afflicted with stress, it’s safe to say we could all use a little self-care to ensure we are aligned with the best version of ourselves. Now, we all know breakfast is the most important...