December is a time for all kinds of cultural celebrations and traditions. At WHC, we have an annual seasonal tradition of our own; to share some helpful advice about how to have a healthy relationship with food, through the holidays and beyond. This year, we are all challenged to figure out how to sustain our
July 24 is International Self Care Day – an opportunity to raise awareness about self-care and the important role it plays in a healthy lifestyle. Taking care of our bodies, minds and spirits are core aspects of health, but perhaps never more so than right now. As we navigate a global health crisis that illuminates and magnifies centuries of racialized and gender-based inequalities, it’s critical to remember the radical roots of self-care.
Fostering wholesome conversations about food with your children early on will help them have better healthy relations with food and their body image as they get older. Read on for some simple tips to help your family mealtimes feel more calm and pleasant while prompting important conversations.