Dealing with the office party, Christmas festivities and BBQ circuit
It’s about having a plan to succeed, says About Health’s Daniel King. “Set yourself up for success by making a written plan. Decide now (yes, right now) what limits you’re setting for yourself. Don’t leave it until you are standing over a heaving buffet table, nobody’s that strong!
“Writing your goal, limits and intention down commits you more fully to them, and provides a useful reminder of what your ‘best self’ ultimately wanted for you at a time of less temptation. Some useful parameters might be: • Resist all pre-meal snacks. • Stick to healthy portion sizes. • Avoid second helpings. • Set a maximum number of alcoholic
drinks. • Fill a plate once rather than