The things you say to a dieter can help or hurt. And, if you're the dieter, your responses can affect your ultimate success. It serves us all to find ways to communicate and support each other’s efforts in good self-care.
This is the season for weight loss backtracking: lots of tempting food, everywhere. Stress, family pressures, too much to do. More alcohol, less sleep. Routines out of whack. Keeping the backtrack to a minimum brings rewards, however. Here are links and resources for minimizing holiday weight damage.
A version of this article appeared at http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/thin-within We take for granted that other people influence our health, for better