During the month of November, I decided (alongside a friend, who did her own monthly challenge) to go without takeaway (or fastfood in general), for the whole month. The ‘rules’ were fairly simple: Where possible, cook every meal. This meant that all lunches would have to be something I made or prepared the night before. […]

In this TedX talk, Dr. Steven Hayes offers several helpful techniques for handling nasty intrusive thoughts and putting some distance between you and the stuff in your head. Check it out: