Try Something Different with Your Eating this Holiday Season

It’s December once again and for many people that means over a month of holiday merriment. For some people, this time is anything but merry. It could mean going on a restrictive diet and avoiding holiday foods at parties and gatherings. It could mean secretly binging on these holiday foods after all of the guestsContinue reading “Try Something Different with Your Eating this Holiday Season”

You Can Eat Whatever You Want Today, Even if You’re Wearing a Bathing Suit Tomorrow

We’ve all seen the articles and posts preaching how to get a flat stomach overnight in preparation for the beach/pool the next day. Listing all the “detoxing” foods and beverages you should consume and all the “bad” bloat-inducing foods and beverages you should avoid. Have you done exactly what was recommended and still spent the next day self consciously sucking in your stomach, wearing shirts or cover-ups, posing in certain ways to make yourself look slimmer, or simply not going out at all?

Happy Thanksgiving

There is no rule that says you need to be happy today. However you are feeling is okay. It’s okay if you’re not in the holiday spirit. Take care of yourself today.

10 Tips from an Anti-Diet Dietitian for Practicing Intuitive Eating at Your Holiday Meal

This time of year, the media is all about how to maintain your weight this holiday season or minimize the holiday eating “damage”. These articles or news pieces essentially give you all the diet tips you’ve heard many times before. They teach you how to spend the whole holiday meal planning to eat enough to satisfy your cravings, but not too much that you might end up gaining weight. The tips are well-meaning. After all, most people are worried about holiday weight gain and then try to go on a diet come January 1st.
But what if you didn’t need to worry about your weight? What if you could just enjoy the holiday season with family and friends? What if holiday gatherings were about all the things you’re grateful for?

You Are Under No Obligation to be in The Holiday Spirit

Just about Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah! 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 holidays. If you just can’t bring yourself to care this year, that’s perfectlyContinue reading “You Are Under No Obligation to be in The Holiday Spirit”