The False Promises of Dieting

Let’s talk about the false promises of dieting. Take a moment now to think about what you’ve understood that dieting will bring you. The main thing you’ve been promised, provided of course that you can stick to the diet, is that you’ll lose weight. But so what? What does weight loss promise?...

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How to Sniff Out a Diet in Disguise

Diet culture is sneaky. The 'wellness' industry has seen to that. For some time now the fact that diets don't work has been in the public realm. That's why dieting companies have changed tack and now talk about 'lifestyle changes' and 'wellness'. New food rules appear in the name of 'health'. Things...

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New Year’s Resolution: Don’t Try to Lose Weight

Have you made it this far into the new year without thoughts about dieting and losing weight? If you have, congratulations! My guess is you're in the minority. This is the time of year when weight loss programmes and gyms make most of their money. Even if you've managed not to fall down the rabbit...

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New Year, New You?

Happy New Year! We have a cultural obsession with the New Year. It's used as an opportunity to reflect on what has passed, and what we want to create, acquire or let go of in the coming year. Truth be told, every day of the year brings such opportunities! However around the 1st of January, much of...

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Joyful Eating Over The Holidays #5: The Days After

Hello! I’m wondering how you’re doing today. I’m wondering how the holiday period has been for you? What have you experienced? What have you learned about yourself and your relationship with food and eating? Have you been kind to yourself? Have you been meeting your needs for rest and solitude? I’d...

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