Leila Howell Cook
  • Livingston, TN
  • United States

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  • Dawn Kirk
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Please provide a brief Author Bio ( 60 to 100 words maximum, please. )
I am a wife, mother to 5 girls and a fiber artist specializing in crochet and knitting. I believe in the power of art to heal mind and body and enjoy classes and bloggin about my ideas and experiences.
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Leila Howell Cook's Articles

"Knitting Saved My Life" ~MadMan Knitting

Posted on October 30, 2011 at 7:30pm 1 Comment

  In my knitting adventures I often come across people who have picked up needlecrafts in response to a stressful or traumatic event in their lives. Loss of a loved one, loss of a job, empty nest, post traumatic stress- the list could go on. Author, artist and knitter Gregory Patrick is one such person. I met Gregory online and his story is both interesting and compelling. He is a self-taught knitter whose command of the craft is precise and beautiful and his workmanship is of the highest…


The Yarn Therapist Speaks- Four Simple Steps to a Healthier You!

Posted on August 31, 2011 at 4:30pm 2 Comments

 Living a healthier, more holistic lifestyle is a goal for most people. How to get started, however, is another issue. There are so many books, websites and programs all touting the ways to be healthier and happier. But really, wellness can begin by taking just a few small steps that will plant your feet on the path and impact your life in positive ways.

1. Take a multi vitamin everyday. Most of us do not get the recommended doses of viamins and minerals our bodies require from…


Yarn Therapy: Maximize your Breathing

Posted on August 20, 2011 at 9:30pm 0 Comments

Yarn Therapy: Maximize your Breathing (Yoga for Crafters)


 Belly breathing. Most adults do not realize that they spend the majority of their lives breathing incorrectly and this is the cause of many major health problems related to stress. It amazes people to find out that a simple thing such as breathing can truly affect their health in positive ways. But what is belly breathing and why is it important to practice during…


Rip it, Rip it: Life Lessons from Frogging

Posted on August 13, 2011 at 10:00pm 4 Comments

There is a term in the knitting and crochet world called "Frogging". Having absolutely nothing to do with actual frogs, it is a term that describes the frequently frustrating process of ripping out rows of stitches in order to fix a mistake in your work. It is a necessary evil for even the most experienced of crafters. And, although maddening, it is…


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At 12:12am on January 25, 2012, deZengo said…

At 3:32am on August 17, 2011, Sandulache Dumitru gave Leila Howell Cook a gift
Parlez-vous francais ? Sinceres salutations ! Dr.Dumitru
At 4:09pm on August 10, 2011, deZengo said…

NOW .. I see LIFE!!!!! < singing it >  :-)

Smiles ... you know if any person knows how much you do, besides your mom / dad / husband / children / neighbors / pets ... I have certainly see you "do what YOU DO!"  


So glad to have hear!  I have told everyone of your magical abilities to create & produce and manage a household / 5 children .... yeah about all that! LOL


Looking at the revised article from Betsy.  Hugs and thank you so much for leading by example and everything YOU do.  


Have you heard from Brien?  He emailed me fbook and I emailed him back and not heard back.  Posted on his wall today.  


Hugs & Happy two days before Shabbat!  ;-)

At 4:51am on August 10, 2011, Darlene McPeek Kancharla said…
hi leila!! thank you for joining the prose group.. love your yarn art... it is beautiful! big hugs, xx
At 10:25pm on July 21, 2011, deZengo said…

I've sent you requests to join the groups I "think" you might be interested in / but feel free to join and interact any place you feel drawn.  :-)


It's good to have you here!

At 10:20pm on July 21, 2011, deZengo said…
Hurray ... you made it!
At 9:06am on November 9, 2010, Ms.Gypsy said…
All Right is your birthday!!!! Glitter Graphics
Glitter Graphics

Today is a very special day. A day to celebrate and cherish the day you were born. May your day be filled with love, blessings and all your heart desires. Let the Angels embraced you with there love now and forever. With love and blessings.
Ms. Gypsy
At 2:07am on July 13, 2010, Ms.Gypsy said…
Welcome to Om Time Magazine my Friend!!!
Is an honor to have you!!!!

Blessings my friend!!!
I want to take this opportunity to welcome you to Om Time Magazine. Make yourself at home. We look forward to hearing from you. Blessings and Light
Love always,
Ms. Gypsy
At 4:05pm on July 6, 2010, deZengo said…
yeah!! I found you or you found me / us / this! ;-D

I sent an intro email out to Jean who is the Simply Spiritual Editor and RAK, who does everything from A-Z (and all letters in between).

Join & post the article you sent to me at Simply Spiritual. Jean and her team are wonderful - so you will fit in perfect THERE!

the plan is still Thursday, unless something comes up with you. Let me know what to bring!

So glad you are hearing sharing this SACREDspace with us!
Love & Light,


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