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    Default Quilting is actually a cure for anxiety!

    http://edition.cnn.com/2014/03/25/he...its/index.html
    So for those of you who say quilting is my therapy you are right! Quilting is really a drug of dopamine! Quilting will make me old LOL.
    Blogging ahead.....research in quilting and sewing with a dab of cooking/recipes too.

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    Default Re: Quilting is actually a cure for anxiety!

    Anxiety, depression, AND affluenza!

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    Default Re: Quilting is actually a cure for anxiety!

    I knew that! Quilting keeps me sane and happy!

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    Default Re: Quilting is actually a cure for anxiety!

    It helped me get out of a deep depression with severe anxiety attacks.

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    Default Re: Quilting is actually a cure for anxiety!

    Quilting definitely helps ease stress and worries. Thanks for posting.
    "I'm putting together a list of 100 reasons why I am NOT relentless!" - Sue Heck, The Middle

    Leonard: For God's sake, Sheldon, do I have to hold up a sarcasm sign every time I open my mouth?
    Sheldon (intrigued): You have a sarcasm sign?

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    Default Re: Quilting is actually a cure for anxiety!

    It's interesting to see how "Mindfulness" is so hot right now. We crafters have been meditating for years and didn't even know it!

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    Default Re: Quilting is actually a cure for anxiety!

    I started quilting when a loved one was in the hospital and there was nothing I could do to help. I could judge my stress level by the number of times I would sew things wrong side together. My seam ripper got a LOT of use that week. Not that it doesn't get a lot of use every day!

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    Default Re: Quilting is actually a cure for anxiety!

    Quilting and forum ing seem to help with all stresss

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    Default Re: Quilting is actually a cure for anxiety!

    I stArted quilting just six weeks before my adult son fell 46 feet through a skylight on a roof he was working on. That was May 2014. I divided my days between hospitals/rehab facilities and my new sewing room for eight months. Miracles do happen. He's working again, you'd never know what he's been through to look at him walking down the street. Yes, walking! And I'm still quilting! That article was wonderful!
    Bev

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    Default Re: Quilting is actually a cure for anxiety!

    Best stress relief for me is to mindlessly sew some scrappy strip blocks. It also helps me use up leftover fabric pieces too big too discard.

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