Welcome to my story and how it all started!
I hope you will feel inspired to put paints to paper - or even tea bags!
I've always been creative, embarking on many courses, from Patchwork & Quilting, Floristry, and even obtaining a Diploma in Garden Design.
In 2011 after a few stressful events in my life, I was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism. I'd lost 2 stone in weight despite gorging on chocolate and sweets daily! I stopped medication in 2013 but, by 2015 it returned with avengence.
Very disheartened, I reduced my hours of work, changed my diet and switched from coffee to tea. One day I'd sat down to enjoy a rooibos tea and discarded the bag on my boiler. The following morning the bag was stuck and when I tried to lift it off, I noticed the beautiful red tones on the tea bag itself. I immediately reached for my watercolours and my personal art therapy began.
Tests continued until Christmas 2018 and I stopped medication. Well I celebrated with a rooibos tea and a chinese take away! I have been in good health ever since. Art therapy worked for me and I have never looked back!
Thank you for reading, Paula xx
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My rooibos tea bag left on the boiler!
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