2 Minutes to Shape Your Day

In our last visit in February, the TIP! of the week was about creating your crochet work from the heart with a reason bigger than yourself.  You can find that tip with stories and inspirational video here.  This week’s tip will touch on the question of “how” to find that reason. You see, aside from crochet, we all lead a thing called life.  And in this lifetime, we have a sphere of influence on the people we ‘meet’ online or ‘in real life’ – in every exchange, either you are giving or receiving or both!  We have the equal opportunity to impart a little something, a little piece of US, on the next person over even if it is through mere non-verbal communication.  Don’t believe me? Check out Amy Cuddy’s famous TED talk on how our body language shapes who we are: here. By taking 2 minutes to do a few poses every day, we can actually transform how we see ourselves and how we present ourselves to the world… it influences the hormones produced by our bodies, and you can take charge – woohoo! How can you take THAT information and transform your crochet creation process, either by sharing the how to or gifting the end product?  You can teach someone else how to crochet and in the process of doing so, affect how YOU feel about your own work, how you value your own time. In turn, changing your body language right before you teach someone else, staying big/open/relaxed/kicked back while you are crocheting (or stand like Wonder Woman if you’d like) can help boost yourself and...