Category Archives for "Colleagues"

How to Tell Your Coworkers You’re On A Diet

(Note: this article is in many ways a rethink and update of what I wrote in Should you tell your colleagues you’re on a diet? The advice there still applies, but I’ve realised it’s often very hard to keep quiet about your lifestyle changes!) One of the tricky things about going on a diet is […]

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How To Refuse A Cookie – 3 Polite Ways To Say “No” To Free Sweets

Picture the scenario, an all-too-familiar one in most offices. A colleague is celebrating a birthday (or anniversary, return from holiday, new pet…) and has brought in a batch of home-made cookies. You’ve just had lunch, you’re pleasantly full, and you’re saving some calories for a weekend treat. And you know that if you have one […]

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