Anne Fishel - Home for Dinner
Anne K. Fishel, Ph.D., is director of the Family and Couples Therapy Program at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and an associate clinical professor of psychology at the Harvard Medical School. She is a co-founder of The Family Dinner Project, a non-profit group that works online and in person to help families have healthy and enjoyable dinners, as well as meaningful conversation at the table.
In this episode we explore why family dinners are great for the body, mind and mental health of all family members involved as well as some tips for making the conversation around the dinner table interesting, lively and meaningful.
What you'll learn in this podcast:
- Why regular family dinners are great for the body, brain and the spirit
- Tips for thriving conversation around the dinner table
- Why playing with your food is beneficial to mental health
- Ideas to overcome picky eaters, busy schedules and tension at the table
Links and resources mentioned in this episode:
- Read a free chapter from Home for Dinner about encouraging dinner conversation
- Purchase Home for Dinner: Mixing Food, Fun, and Conversation for a Happier Family and Healthier Kids
- Learn more about The Family Dinner Project
- Thank you to our partner - AARP Life Reimagined!
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Special thanks to Anne Fishel, Ph.D., for joining us this week.
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