November 21, 2016

9 Mostly Polite Comebacks to Deal with Body Shaming Relatives



Some of you will be spending time with family this holiday. You know what they say; you don't get to choose your family. Family can sometimes feel all too free to talk about your body, your eating habits and your weight without any invitation to do so. It's annoying and even hurtful. For someone with an eating disorder, it can often trigger their eating disorder and signal for it to take over and rescue them from the body shame they feel.

Even if you don't have an eating disorder, but you have overzealous family or friends who love to get in your business, this article on revelist.com entitled "9 polite clapbacks to help you deal with body-shaming relatives" can help give you some good comebacks. They won't all fit for you, so feel free to be creative in coming up with your own comebacks. Your body and your food choices are your own. Don't let a well intentioned but mean comment ruin your holiday.





November 2, 2016

Seven Strategies to Ease Election Anxiety

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I will be glad when the presidential election season is over. In the mean time, I am mostly avoiding the news. Here is an article from Mindful.com with other strategies to ease election anxiety.