I arrived in Cape Town on April 27th, 2017. My weak body was wrapped in layers of clothing that were almost too heavy for me. The airport was full of people. With my suitcase dragging behind me, I entered the arrival hall that was packed with happy faces.
Diet culture steals our freedom and impacts our productivity, our relationships and our mental health. I share a story from my own life on how I refused to let diet culture destroy my day, and what the consequences might have been if I did.
Johan Hari explores loneliness and isolation in his book Lost Connections. I’ve seen this again and again in my own clients- they very often feel lonely in this world, or struggle to reach out and connect, especially when they feel anxious and depressed. Research shows that our world is becoming more isolated, lonely and depressed.