News, Updates and Research about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Monday, January 23, 2012
Crochet as PTSD therapy?
Knit one, heal two?
Crochet is hardly the most macho hobby in the world, but maybe that's why it can actually be a good activity for people with PTSD. An article on Crochet Concupiscence calls crochet "a form of self-kindness," saying its slow pace can help put you into a meditative state that will in turn reduce anxiety and the severity of flashbacks.