Find Your Happy Place...Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 Day 7

It's the final day of this years' Mental Health Awareness Week and our last post comes from FMF Stall Manager, Natalie. Honest and raw, Nat tells us all how difficult she's finding lock-down; but the silver lining is that she's managing to get through it with baking (send some our way please Nat!) crochet and some serious self care and positive thoughts.

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Natalie says:

"Even before lock down I’ve suffered with Mental Health - unless I can distract myself with friends and family and social events, I feel very low! Baking and crochet helps me focus on other things and seeing the finished product always makes me feel accomplished and I absorb compliments on my work from family and friends.
Lock-down has been hard for me, as when I am alone I feel like no-one cares about me and I feel helpless; but taking on such hobbies helps, as it takes up a lot of my time and the finished product always feels like an accomplishment."
"Lock-down has also taught me to find my own happiness and not to reply on others to keep me sane and comfortable and I hope I continue to remember that I am one person...the only person who can make me happy and fulfilled is me and my son. No-one else can change my feelings and well being; they may mask it for a short time, but in order to be truly happy in myself it needs to land with me and my inner self...and that is what I am working on."

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It may be the end of Mental Health Awareness Week, but to all of our followers - please know that our inbox is ALWAYS open.

Sending love and positive vibes to each and every one of you who continues to support us... the FMF girls xxxx


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