About Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat for Students
- Do you love to eat?
- Do you obsess about everything you eat?
- Do you feel guilty when you eat certain foods?
- Do you eat while you’re studying or watching TV?
- Do you eat fast?
- Do you feel stuffed after eating?
- Do you eat when you’re stressed, bored, or one of a hundred other reasons?
- Do you use exercise to earn the right to eat?
- Do you struggle to accept your body as it is?
Have you forgotten that the purpose of eating is to fuel your life?
Mindful Eating for Students
Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat for Students: A Mindful Eating Program to Fuel the Life You Crave addresses the challenges that young adults commonly face as they take on the responsibility of feeding themselves in our diet-driven, weight-obsessed culture.
This book will help you discover how to eat mindfully, enjoying every aspect of the experience. You’ll learn to eat the foods you love fearlessly, without guilt or frequent overeating. You’ll learn how to trust your natural ability to eat the right amount of food and meet your other needs in more fulfilling ways. Most important, you’ll learn a lifelong method for making decisions about eating that frees your energy to live the vibrant life you crave!
While it serves as the “textbook” for our Mindful Eating classes, it is appropriate for any young adult (18 to 25-ish) who wants to establish or repair their relationship with food, physical activity, self-care, and body image.
Mindful Eating for College and University Campuses
Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat for Students is the text book for the Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating for Students courses on college and university campuses; learn more about Mindful Eating for Students Instructor Training.
Mindful eating is an ancient practice with profound applications for preventing and resolving common eating challenges in a modern food-abundant environment. Introducing young adults to mindful eating as they establish independence and/or begin their careers in health and wellness professions will have a huge impact on their personal lives and the lives of those they interact with in the future!
The Mindful Eating for Students course, adapted from the Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating Program, provides students with a flexible, non-diet, mindfulness-based approach to eating, physical activity, and self-care. During the class, students will explore the six crucial decision points in the Mindful Eating Cycle and develop sustainable skills for effective lifestyle management that they can apply personally and professionally.
About the Author
Michelle May, MD is a recovered yo-yo dieter and the founder of Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating Programs and Training. She is an award-winning author of the Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat book series.
As an inspirational speaker and author, Michelle’s passion for mindful eating stems from her own personal struggle with food and body image as a teenager and into her medical practice. After years of chronic yo-yo dieting, she developed a positive, balanced relationship with food and physical activity. Her primary goal has been to inspire audiences and readers with a joyful, sustainable, and practical approach to eating and movement, delivered in her compassionate, constructive, been-there style. She shares a fun, practical, mind-body approach to fueling the vibrant life you crave!