Happy Carers Week 2016 – free poster

Happy Carers Week 2016 – free poster

[Please note that this poster was available for a limited time until 22 October 2016. Signed prints can still be ordered through Etsy] Happy Carers Week 2016 to all those family members, support people and unpaid carers who do so much for others. Thank you. Thank you....
Welcome, we care

Welcome, we care

Download poster here About a month ago I shared a free poster acknowledging the courage it takes to ask for help. It’s not rocket science. I’m sure we’ve all struggled with reaching out – whether to ask for a hand with the kids, or making a...
Learning not to be “a fixer”

Learning not to be “a fixer”

[This is not a new story of mine by any means, but I am gradually trying to explain the reasons for my artwork that have been made into prints on Etsy. Looking back, this story still holds true. There are always things I wish I could “fix” in lots of areas...
It takes courage to ask for help

It takes courage to ask for help

Download poster here Every day I see articles in the news about people struggling to come forward and ask for help – be it about domestic violence, mental illness, child abuse, gender issues, self harm, cancer, crime, homelessness, poverty…  I could go on...
Pay it Forward – free poster from Helen Wilding Art

Pay it Forward – free poster from Helen Wilding Art

Download poster here – and then please take a minute to leave a comment and say hello! [Post updated 1 July 2015 – in case you have a feeling of deja vu!] There have been some incredible kindnesses shown to me during difficult times. I have been sent...
Pyjama Day Rules

Pyjama Day Rules

I spent Mother’s Day on the couch with my 17 year old daughter watching Masterchef and Elementary. We had the chocolate (peanut M&M’s), the fluffy blankets and the dog snuggled up between us. We had morning tea, lunch and dinner lazing on the couch. We...
Recovery Road – adding colour to our lives

Recovery Road – adding colour to our lives

As a medical librarian I see a huge amount of research around recovery from illness or injury, but it is often missing that individual, human element that makes life a joy. Miraculous as it is, there is only so far that science and medicine can go – and then it...
Exhibition at St Vincent’s Gallery, Melbourne

Exhibition at St Vincent’s Gallery, Melbourne

I am here because I care A journey of self-discovery, strength and joy An exhibition of prints by Helen Wilding 8th September – 30th October 2014 Mon – Fri 9am to 5pm St Vincent’s Gallery Ground Floor, Daly Wing, 35 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy It was a real honour...
New year’s resolutions 2014

New year’s resolutions 2014

With a new year comes new resolutions – or at least a determination to gain new strengths, both physically and mentally.  I’ve been playing around with my inks and favourite black and white pens to find a way to write this stuff down, and I’m sharing...
Baby steps

Baby steps

I am a very impatient person – just in case you didn’t know. My friend calls it being an “instant pudding”, which is something I can definitely connect to. I want results IMMEDIATELY – ho ho ho. I’ve been thinking recently about all...