Today, I want to turn the spotlight on our relationships. Whether you like it or not, our health, well-being, food and exercise choices are very often related to the people that surround us. Husbands, wives, children, friends, co-workers, parents, in-laws, even our pets.
Although more general in nature, this quote nicely sums it up:
"Almost all our sorrows can be traced to relationship with the wrong people and our joys to relationships with the right people."
John C. Maxwell, "Talent is Never Enough"
Multiple social and behavioral studies describe the effect called mirroring. Whether consciously or not, we often mirror other people's behaviors, and that extends to food behaviors as