Joyful Eating Over The Holidays #2: Preparation

There are all sorts of ways to prepare for the festive season, that will be really helpful if you want to be sane with food – because, frankly, it’s rather an insane time! There’s just so much busy-ness in the run-up. Parties, get-togethers, shopping, spending (and budgeting!), cooking, making...

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Joyful Eating Over The Holidays #1: Setting The Scene & Self-Care

A lot of people find the holiday season stressful. There's so much going on. For some it's stressful because they don't have a lot going on, and it seems that everyone around them does. One way or another, it's not easy to be unaffected by the festive season - whether it's Christmas, Hanukkah or any...

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Help With Thanksgiving (Or Any ‘Loaded’ Meal)

Occasions like Thanksgiving can be a wonderful time of celebration, togetherness, fun, reflection and gratitude. And yet they can also be a time fraught with triggers, like: the sheer volume and range of food available; relationship tensions, family politics, or old resentments; the exhaustion...

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Exploring Your Reasons for Overeating

There are many reasons why people eat - apart from the one essential reason, which is to satisfy your physical need for nourishment, so you can live as healthy and robust a life as possible. Most 'normal' eaters eat for reasons other than physical hunger, but they don't do it all the time. I...

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Why Your Body Image Sucks

At some point in your life, you decided that your body was wrong in some way. You were not born with that idea. It was an idea that you internalised from outside of you and came to accept as true. You then probably set about doing whatever you could to remedy its 'wrongness', so that your body would...

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