Eating more than you intend is a common occurrence during the holiday season. One strategy to avoid overeating is to keep yourself occupied. Fun activities can distract you, of course, but even a simple thing like keeping your hands full can help prevent unnecessary eating. Holding a drink in your dominant hand, for example, can prevent you from holding another cookie or more chips. Distractions can help you avoid overindulging.
This week, I will think about how to distract myself away from temptations.