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Mental Health Awareness Week – Weekend

The theme for Mental Health Awareness Week is Kindness. Kindness and our mental health are deeply connected and kindness can be an antidote to isolation and create a sense of belonging. We’re sharing Kindness sessions and stories each day this week. Here’s our session for over the weekend for you to enjoy because #KindnesssMatters.

 

Baking for Wellbeing

Baking is good for your mental health, studies show how baking can have huge benefits for our mental health leaving you feeling calmer and happier afterwards, and some people even reported having more energy.

This article from Happiful Magazine talks about the benefits of baking for your mental health.

Happiful Magazine – Baking is good for you 

 

Be Kind to Yourself Chocolate Cake

One of our Wellbeing Coordinators, Alison has created an indulgent chocolate cake recipe and for Mental Health Awareness Week she has called it her “be kind to yourself” chocolate cake.

She’s created two videos – mixing the cake mix and then decorating and the end result looks beautiful!

 

Mixing the Cake

 

Decorating the Cake

 

Have you been baking?

If you’ve been baking during lockdown we’d love to see photos of your baking creations! You can email us at [email protected] or if you’re on social media please post your photo and tag us in!

 

Posted on: 22nd May 2020

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