Hi guys, I know theres lots of anti anxiety help out there, but Ive tried everything and my anxiety is on the ceiling at the moment though temporarily relieved for a few moments at a time by music, reading, embroidery, Ebooks, knitting, Codewords puzzles, mobile Scrabble etc. I'm on a new one now, dont know if any of you have had ads on FB for paint by numbers? I remember them as a kid and these new ones are lovely. Masterpiece by Numbers they are called. Half price at the mo, I ordered 2...London and Paris. If you have a special family or pets photo, they can turn it into a kit for you to paint They take about 2 weeks to arrive. I started mine this afternoon and before I knew it it was teatime and I hadnt thought about my 'alien' for all that time! Im going to spend all day on my painting tomorrow. Certainly helped me today :-) Hope you are all ok, love and hugs xx
A couple of years ago when one of my sons asked me what I'd like for Christmas, I suggested a colouring book for adults. He told me not to be so daft, and did they exist? lol but he must've looked into it because he did get me one and it's absolutely brilliant! xx
Love and hugs
And you can watch tv or listen to music at the same time.
Ethelmay - have you tried the adults colouring books? The designs are quite complicated - think William Morris wallpaper - and totally engrossingm
Yes Jo300, they are great. When one of my sons asked me what Id like one Christmas a couple of years ago I asked him for one. He didn't even know they existed. There are some brilliant patterns to colour. Sometimes I'll colour one page while my grandson colours the one opposite :-) I love anything arty or creative and these books are really super :-) x
I find doing Codewords (rather than crosswords) very absorbing too. For anyone who hasn't seen them they are puzzles with a grid which looks like a crossword but has a number in each square. They fill in 3 letters to start you off and you have to work out all the other letters. Tesco do a monthly called Handy Codewords. Its pocket size and has 60 puzzles in. I find I can get lost for hours doing these x
Sound good. I must look out for them
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