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How painting mindfully is helping me to cope during tough times

*I received a paint by numbers kit in exchange for an honest review* Last week, on the morning of my 35th birthday, my beloved grandmum who raised me had a stroke. The devastating news has been crippling. I had already been struggling, as many people through the imposed coronavirus lockdown. Ongoing flare

Promises that must  be kept

Right now I am thinking about the unconventional therapist who first, offered me her pot of yellow roses, then insisted on her beautiful cactus. "You have to bring them back to me," she said, "you have to promise," and I cannot forget the look in her eyes. Humans. Bizarre, intriguing and beautifully