The holiday season is so often a time of sensory overload. Almost everywhere we go, we are confronted with loud noises, strong scents and excessive visual stimulation. At the same time, it’s supposed to be a season of hope, joy love appreciation and gratitude. It seems to me that the simple step of taking a timeout from the chaos by being mindful when we eat can be a great way to refresh, regenerate and revive amidst the chaos.
We’ve all said it before: “Tomorrow I’m going to eat perfectly.” We say it after a dinner out with friends when we indulge in too many desserts, after any calorie-laden, feast filled holiday, and after we devour a gallon of ice cream following an awful day at work. It seems completely realistic and feasible when […]
I recently received a comment from a reader that stirred some thoughts in my head about intuitive eating and healthy/clean eating and whether the two are one and the same or whether they cannot exist simultaneously at all. It was the post where I discussed some dietary changes I am adopting namely limiting dairy (except […]