Joyful Eating Over The Holidays #3: Drop The Food Rules

I hope you’re getting some value out of this series of posts on joyful eating over the holidays. How is your preparation going? If you’ve missed the last 2 posts in this series, on self care and preparation, they are here and here. Today, I want to talk to you about dropping the food rules...

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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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