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’...

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...

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!...

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...

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...

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...