Ah, Thanksgiving…a day of togetherness and celebration, a day set aside for expressing gratitude for our many blessings. Nowadays, though, this holiday — smack in the middle of The Season of Sugar Overload — has become synonymous with pigging out. To many, it’s a foodie free-for-all, which can lead you to gain weight, while playing havoc with your moods and plunging you into self-hating remorse. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Read on to discover 3 Easy Mindset Shifts to Stop Holiday Overeating.
You probably know the expression, “My eyes were bigger than my stomach?” This holiday is the perfect time for you to look at this old adage in a new way. Instead of using the maxim to explain away the mound of food on your plate, take this as a goal: You want to Grow Bigger Eyes to see a grander, better vision of yourself. In that split-second moment that you decide how much to serve yourself at a family-style meal or buffet or as you are trying to say “No more, please” to your host, envision how you’d like to look and feel next week, next month, next year.