Friendly reminder: You are under no obligation to be in the holiday spirit

Happy Easter! But for some of us it can be really hard to get into the holiday spirit. Things like grief, illness, finances, and other life circumstances can get in the way for people who celebrate the holiday.

If you just can’t bring yourself to care this year, that’s perfectly okay! Some of us might need to fake a smile for someone else’s benefit today. Some of us might feel joyful and then guilty for feeling good when there is so much evil in the world. Some of us might have no idea what I’m talking about and be super excited for Easter bunnies and chocolates. Good for you. Sincerely, that’s great. However you feel this holiday season is okay.

Also, see this post on how to manage holiday gatherings when not all foods fit!

Published by Christina Frangione, MS, RD, CDN, RYT

Christina Frangione, MS, RD, CDN, RYT is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist serving the Long Island, New York City, and New York State areas helping clients with eating disorders and disordered eating recover their relationship with food and their body. She utilizes a Health at Every Size® approach and supports Intuitive Eating and knows that while she is the food and nutrition expert, you are the expert of your body and life.

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