“Grilled cheese and tomato soup is the ultimate comfort food.” Ina Garten, The Barefoot Contessa
On Sundays after church and Sunday school my kids were tired, hungry and cranky. Frankly, so was I. My go-to lunch was frequently grilled cheese sandwiches. Quick, hot, yummy. So, I agree with Ina Garten. Actually, I’m a huge Barefoot Contessa fan…her show, her books, her husband. Yes, Jeffrey. He isn’t just a snuggly guy who comes home for lunch. He is Dean Emeritus at the Yale School of Management and teaches classes on global economy. I’ve actually read his book, From Silk to Silicon, and it was outstanding…informative and readable. They are a couple I’d like to have as friends!
Mostly I’m an advocate for healthy eating…eating to live; not living to eat. But sometimes we need a little comfort food in our lives to sooth us or tame the “Hangries” (hungry=angry).
Affirmation: I know how to comfort myself.
Coaching questions: What’s your comfort food? What else do you do to comfort yourself? Is it working? If not, what can you do to make a change?