The Stay-at-Home Munchies!

I don’t know about you but I have definitely observed myself opening my fridge more often recently and reaching for food as comfort or distraction during these strange times. Maybe it’s something to do with routine leaving by the back door and uncertainty entering through the front door?

Of course, primarily, we need to eat to stay alive, but food can serve many other purposes: to ground us, to connect us to others, to occupy or distract a troubled mind, offer feelings of reward and comfort when our needs are not being met elsewhere. In other words, eating can be a very emotional business!  And right now, things are pretty weird and our emotions, mood and energy levels might be less stable than usual. READ MORE