Real talk: I've been dealing with anxiety and mild depression issues for the last three years and have learned a lot of ways to manage them, along with being on a low dosage of medication. It's not something I felt comfortable sharing until recently in this space but I'm there now. When I talk about how weaving is a form of therapy, it's because it really is one of the healthiest methods I've used to help bring me to a more calm place when my anxiety gets triggered. It's been a balm and a tool at the same time. It's helped me stay connected when I'd rather withdraw and it's offered solace when all I needed was a quiet thing to keep my hands busy.
I'm so thankful for this medium and this platform to share both our creativity and our humanity. I hope in sharing, it encourages someone else that may be feeling the weight of life to be extra heavy today.