Bread Baking: The Perfect Activity for Stress Management
Here’s an interesting fact: baking lessons can lower your stress levels!
Let’s dig a little deeper.
According to numerous psychologists, bread baking is one of the best remedies for stress management. If you have a lot on your mind, taking a class at BELLS Baking Studio might just be what you need.
Additionally, the delightful aroma of freshly baked bread straight from the oven is too hard for anyone to resist.
Remember the banana bread phenomenon at the height of pandemic lockdowns?
It’s not surprising that many of us turn to bread baking to cope with stress and deal with the lack of human interaction.
Let’s look at how this centuries-old tradition has survived the test of time!
Baking Beats Boredom
A study done by researchers at York University found that boredom has been linked to increased stress.
Think about it: when you’re bored, worries and fears tend to flood your mind, affecting your mental state.
So why not get rid of your boredom by focusing on a new hobby instead?
You can take things to the next level by signing up for bread baking lessons right here in Singapore. Our fully-equipped baking studio in Singapore will allow you to get outside of your comfort zone and do something fun for a change.
Helps You Work up a Sweat
Let’s be honest. Sitting in front of a screen is not good for your mental and physical health. You need to put in a bit of effort to get up and moving.
In fact, our learners at BELLS Baking Studio have to put in some strength when kneading dough during baking lessons. That definitely should burn some calories, right?
Mental and physical health goes hand in hand. Your body releases endorphins when you’re physically active which in turn, helps to reduce stress hormones.
To be mindful is to be aware of everything that is going on around you while simply being in the moment. You need to be conscious of your surroundings; not only through sight but also with your other senses as well.
Here’s the truth: practising mindfulness lowers your stress levels and doing it while baking bread can be an amazing sensory experience.
So give it a go!
The Perfect Distraction
At our Singapore baking studio, you can leave your stress, anxiety and nerves at the door. Our hands-on bread baking lessons will keep you happily occupied.
Just like how making banana bread distracted us from the pandemic, bread baking, in general, distracts us from negativity and puts us in a meditative state.
The best part about joining BELLS Baking Studio is leaving with a new skill and a BELLS recipe book to recreate recipes in the comfort of your own home!
Routine Brings Comfort
Speaking of comfort, psychologists have found that baking is great for your overall wellness as it is extremely comforting. Once you’ve learnt the techniques of bread baking, you can recreate recipes learnt in our baking courses at home whenever you feel overwhelmed.
Although many things in your life might be out of control, you will be glad to know that baking allows you to establish a routine. And when you have a set routine, a sense of calm will overtake you.
Interested to learn how to bake? Join us at BELLS Baking Studio!
- Learn from experienced chefs
- Share the passion with like minded individuals
- Hands-on learning for up to 10 delicious recipes
- Various subsidies available for Singaporeans and PRs
If you are interested in finding more information about our baking lessons, feel free to reach out to our team here: https://bells.sg/contact-us