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5 Ways to Reset Your Relationship With Food During the Holidays

The holiday season can be fraught with mixed emotions as you navigate through a food focused events and gatherings.

You might be faced with a few triggers around food and your body, or you might not be sure how to confront the inevitable diet talk that comes up around the table.

Sometimes, holiday gatherings can be a trigger for disordered eating behaviors that contribute to a bad relationship with food.

Wherever you might be today, know that your needs matter and you are not alone.

There are practical tips and ways to care for yourself on holidays that can often be overwhelming and to help protect your relationship with food.

Here are 5 ways to reset your relationship with food during the holiday season:

  1. Examine your self-talk and automatic thoughts about food and your body

  2. Feed yourself regularly, give yourself permission to eat

  3. Practice attunement to your body’s needs and feelings

  4. Practice awareness of and resilience to diet culture

  5. Connect to community and support.

Tune in to hear more about how to heal your relationship with food.

Show Takeaways:

  • Listen to Crystal walk you through what can commonly surface on holidays, like Thanksgiving

  • Learn practical tips for taking care of your physical and emotional needs and creating safety within your own body.

  • Re-discover what your values are and how centering your values can help you rewrite the script for your family and relationships by attuning to your needs

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