Holiday Tips by Optimal Life Therapy

Nutritional Tips Over the Holidays

MINDSET Be realistic and keep your expectations and perception in check. Don’t try to lose weight/inches over the holiday season, instead focus on maintaining your current body comp. Feelings of guilt and/or shame around food choices will not empower you towards sustainable change. Right now in this moment you have the option to define your nutritional goals over the holidays. …

Optimal LIfe - Emotional Eating in Coquitlam

Stop Emotional Eating

How to Recognize and Stop Emotional Eating It’s the reason why so many diets fail: We don’t always eat just to satisfy hunger. Many of us also turn to food to relieve stress or cope with unpleasant emotions such as sadness, loneliness, frustration, or boredom. Often leading to feelings of guilt and shame, contributing to a sense of powerlessness and …