Baking is a cosy way to practise mindfulness. There's comfort and gentle distraction in weighing and measuring, following a recipe and repetitive actions like stirring and chopping. Hygge is the art of finding the cosiness in everyday moments, so hygge and baking are the perfect ingredients for a bit of kitchen therapy.
Recent news events relating to COVID-19 and self-isolation have made the world seem a chaotic and unsettling place right now, so if you're looking for an outlet to calm anxiety, still your thoughts and flex your creativity, then this simple Spring wreath is a great way to celebrate the turn in the seasons and is a lovely way to decorate your home.
How does anxiety show up for you? Is it that Sunday evening dread and sense of overwhelm at the week ahead? A tightening in your chest and a lump in your throat? Maybe your anxiety taps you on the arm in the middle of the night in the form of insomnia and a restless mind. Read on for 5 ways to use hygge to nourish your soul.