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This is My Brave

April 27, 2019

In May 2018, I gave a talk about anxiety and heart-making for This is My Brave Australia, a non-profit organisation reducing stigma around mental illness through storytelling. Here's what I talked about that night.

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Can a rabbit love a cat?

April 27, 2019

What fostering a kitten taught me about love, anxiety and world peace.

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Be The Change

April 14, 2019

Last weekend I was invited to attend a Mindful Compassionate Leadership workshop organised by the fabulous Polly McGee.

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Offering Goodness in a Big Bad World

April 4, 2019

How can we know that our small gestures and hopeful hearts truly make a difference?

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January in the Heartland

February 3, 2019

A summary of January's highlights for 1000 Hearts.

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Dark Hearts

January 27, 2019

The story behind this 1000 Hearts favourite, intended to ease troubled hearts when life loses its colour.

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Why Pocket Hearts?

January 14, 2019

I try my best to explain the power and beauty of a small felt heart and why this project is built around them.

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Welcome to 1000 Hearts

January 9, 2019

In the first post I'd like to welcome you to the 1000 Hearts website as well as share a little more insight as to the story behind the project.

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Two hands holding up pocket hearts

Becoming a Heartist

Making hearts is easy to learn even if you’ve never sewed before.

It uses basic sewing skills with a few little tricks, and the kits come with instructions and the template for the original 1000 Hearts pocket heart.

Make Your Own Pocket Hearts