March 2016

When we are afraid of food and our bodies…
Fear. I am realising that my relationship with food and my body, can, at times, be a very fearful one. I have just returned from a lovely weekend at home [...]
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Painful truths: my visit to Brighton
By Jan Holden This week, I visited the IEWIN group that my daughter Emily holds in Brighton. Thank you to the refreshingly authentic group of women for sharing your stories [...]
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Why restricting what we eat doesn’t work
By Jan Holden This week we looked at how we have created our own personal prisons of restriction and deprivation around food and eating. With our food diaries, eating plans, [...]
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“Goodbye old friend…” a poem to let go of old ways of eating
By Jan Holden So yesterday we came face to face with the beige and the brown, the non-food that so many of us depend on to see us through the [...]
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How habits are made (and unmade) in the brain
I love my habits, they are a very neat way of freeing up brain space for other things. If I had to remind myself daily “now is the time to [...]
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