“ED” – How to cope with “ED” over Christmas

Christmas means different things to different people; it may be a prized opportunity to spend quality time with family and friends. It may be a time of parties and celebrations. For people coping with an eating disorder it can be a challenging and stressful time. There are anxieties around under eating or over eating, being […]

Mince Pies or Christmas Cake?

It’s 22nd December and the time of year again when I send out tips to my clients on how to manage Christmas in terms of being around food. My diary for January is busy with appointments for clients seeking help with weight issues. Some will be existing clients who have already reduced their weight over […]

I’d Pick More Daisies

I had the pleasure of giving a talk to a group of elderly people yesterday on the subject of bereavement. This was in connection with the bereavement support work  I have been involved with for some years for a national bereavement charity. Bereavement can be a taboo subject and some people are not comfortable thinking or talking about death and dying. However death is part […]