The Eating Coach Lockdown Retreat
Next Retreat is
Monday 4th - Monday 10th April
Doors are now shut for the 4 - 11th May retreat. If you are interested in taking part in another, drop me a line here
6 fun & thought-provoking lessons on managing your eating in lockdown
6 small group coaching sessions
1 bonus one-to-one session
Thank you for putting the retreat on. In just one week, I slowed my eating down, reduced my portion sizes, and following the discussion on ways to release stress, my self acceptance has improved again.Rachel
For me it has been insightful, helpful and came at a time when everyone’s stress levels are high and we’re all feeling completely out of our comfort zones. The retreat grounded me again and made me look inside myself for the answers rather than elsewhere.
Listen to Kalpa's experience of the first virtual retreat:
Are You Worried About Your Eating During Lockdown?
- Do you struggle with social distancing from the fridge?
- Are you finding that you can't shift the urge to binge?
- Does your brain sometimes feel like an excuse-making machine for overeating?
- Has the structure around eating you had before lockdown all but collapsed?
Would You Like To:
- Understand what your Inner Food Rebel is and how to put it out of a job?
- Discover a wickedly fun game to help you stand up to sugar temptation?
- Learn a much more powerful strategy than self-discipline for walking away from binge eating?
- Know what one of the most powerful, but most effortless ways to stop overeating is?
During the retreat I had less daytime binges, felt better about myself and increased my physical activity. I loved the beautiful energy and positive approach to food...and the humour! Your generosity and kindness in offering this wonderful retreat is very much appreciated!Retreat Participant
Listen to Louise's experience of the retreat:
How It Works
This retreat will happen through two platforms:
#1 A private Slack group. Slack is what Facebook would be if you removed all the distraction, ads and social pressure. Imagine a social media platform only for people doing this week. I have group coaching clients who detest Facebook, and they really enjoy Slack. This is the place to ask questions and share your struggles not just with me, but others who understand what you are going through right now.
#2 Optional Zoom video calls of 30 minutes (plus extra time if you need it) in a group of maximum 7 participants. These will happen either at 10am or 8pm UK time.
Monday 4th May 8pm
Tuesday 5th May 8pm
Thursday 7th May 8pm
Saturday 9th May 8pm
Monday 11th May 8pm
Each group call I will check in one how everyone is doing, teach the day's material for about 15 minutes, then allow time for questions.
Whether you attend the calls or not, you will have an action step to complete after each session. Each step will be one of the following: fun, thought-provoking or relaxing. Or maybe a mixture of two at the same time!
Get one 20 minute one-to-one Zoom call with Harriet. Use it anytime from when you book your place until the end of the retreat. You can schedule this straight away after ordering your ticket.
Thanks so much for running this, I have got loads out of it and feel I have started to turn the tide which is exactly what I was looking for. I loved the group format, it works brilliantly and is very normalising.Ali
April 2020 Retreat Participant
The Programme For The Week
Day 1 - A Food Rebel-friendly Structure To Your Day
Structure is vital to help you manage your eating in lockdown. However, to work it must obey The Goldilocks Principle - not too much, and not too little. Discover what the two magic ingredients of this principle are, and how they can revolutionise how you eat in lockdown.
Day 2 - Neutralise Your Guilt
The response many people are having to their lockdown overeating is more self-discipline. Learn why this will not work, and what to replace it with. Meet your Inner Food Rebel and learn how to put them out of a job!
Day 3 - The Single Most Powerful Thing You Can Do To Help Yourself Eat Better In Lockdown
I am talking about slow eating. This is something many people find almost impossible, but the truth is that lockdown presents an amazing opportunity to develop your skills in this area. We are going to gamify it. No Just chew 20 times nonsense - that is a nightmare for any recovering food compulsive.
Day 4 - How To Eat Less Sugar in Lockdown
Just how can you say no to all that junk? I have a wickedly fun challenge that will channel your Inner Food Rebel, as well as give you some feelgood alternatives to the sugar hit that have absolutely no pricetag.
Day 5 - Say No To Stress Eating
Learn why food has become your go-to stress coping mechanism (hint: the answer has to do with Cavebrain and is far more interesting than 'because it's there'). I will give you some alternatives that you can try today, even in complete isolation.
Bonus Session on Boredom Eating
Find out the two functions that boredom eating actually serves and how Back To The Future can help you move beyond this state and the lies you are telling yourself about it. This session will take place shortly after the end of the retreat.
I had horrendous IBS at the start of the retreat - it was so bad that I was waking during the night. The slow purposeful eating and taking smaller portion sizes along with establishing a new exercise routine has really reduced bloating and pain.Retreat Participant
I felt really accepted in the group, and I am more conscious when I eat, with more present mouthfuls. I am also riding the wave of cravings more effectively.