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Why Baking Bread Can Be Good for Your Mental Health

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21 November 2019

Baking bread and mental health

The idea that most people will be affected by mental health issues at least once in their life has never seemed more prevalent.

While it’s a conversation that still feels relatively new, awareness of mental ill-health is growing, and in turn, the condition is becoming less stigmatised. It’s a topic heavily debated on social media, which is awash with tips and advice, celebrity confessions and discussions on the subject.

How to Make Your Own Vegan Jaffa Cakes

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13 December 2018

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Recipe for homemade vegan jaffa cakes

Just because you’re doing a plant-based Christmas, doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all your favourites.

In fact, it’s almost mandatory to have sugary treats on hand while you make the big meal. For vegans – or really anyone – with a sweet tooth, whip up a batch of your own ‘jaffa cakes’ from Gaz Oakley’s festive book – and then you can really settle into the age-old debate: Is it a cake or is it a biscuit?

5 Reasons Why Baking is Good For Your Mental Health

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22 October 2018

Reasons Why Baking is Good For Your mental health

Life in Dubai can be lonely; life as an expat can be even lonelier. Leaving behind friends and family to start a new life in a completely different country can be isolating. But, we know the best way to beat those feelings of isolation –and it involves food!

Therapy can come in many forms, and one of them is, for sure, sponge-based. From discovering a new hobby to exploring the joy of trying, here’s why baking is good for mental health…

These Fidget Spinner Cookies Will Let You Eat Your Stress Away

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19 June 2017

 Fidget Spinner Cookies

Even if you’re someone who doesn't follow trends (and toys), chances are you’ve heard of the fidget spinners — the hottest toy in the market these days. Give this hashtag #fidgetspinner a search on YouTube and you’ll see a plethora of videos. From nail art to DIYs, this rotating toy has somehow managed to invade every section of our lives.

Many consider these small, ball-bearing devices as stress-relief aides for individuals with anxiety, autism and ADHD. The spinning and tossing of the toy provide a pleasing sensory experience, according to user reviews.

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