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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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7 Daily Battles You Face When Dieting – Tips For Avoiding Diet Killing Temptation

I suspect I’m not the only person who experiences this: I eat a filling breakfast, pack a healthy lunch, and feel rather smug about my dieting success until eleven o’clock. Then someone in the office appears with a tub of Marks and Spencer’s chocolatey mini-bites, and I’m sure I’ll hurt their feelings by refusing, and […]

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