let's make dinnertime matter
MasterFoods are asking people to prioritise connecting with family and friends over dinner as part of our Let’s Make Dinnertime Matter campaign, which is part of a three year program to inspire and encourage Australians to prioritise dinnertime more often with the people that matter most to them. Why not start with this leap year, on 29th February when we all have an extra 24 hours to create a dinner that matters.
Connecting with Loved Ones
Sabina Read, Psychologist, outlines the importance of connecting with loved ones.
I was immediately struck by the finding that three quarters of Aussies would like to change something about their household dinners, and that many of these changes focus on how we eat not what we eat. We are hard wired to connect with each other so it makes sense that many Aussies want more laughter, fewer complaints, everyone being home or less effort involved around preparing and eating dinner.
Sabina gives us some advice on how we can take steps to change our behaviour.
Admitting that we aren’t content with our behaviour is the first step to changing and often small steps can help us create meaningful changes. Finding ways to make mealtimes more mindful will have a domino effect not only on our physical health, but also our emotional and relational well-being as well. It’s not food per se that connects us but rather what we do with the people we care about during the times we prep and eat meals.
Lifting the Lid on Dinnertime
To join the conversation about dinnertime and see the Let’s Make Dinnertime Matter campaign launch film featuring unscripted interview footage of real Aussie families talking about who they would most like to have dinner with, visit MasterFoods on Facebook here and on YouTube.