Mindful Eating Articles
As you resolve ineffective habits with your eating, other areas of your life improve too. That's how mindful eating opens the door to mindful living!
With all the diet-hype, it is difficult to cultivate your attention and maintain your intention to make healing your relationship with food the priority over temporarily losing a few pounds.
By labeling yourself (or your client) as an “emotional eater” or a “binge eater,” you are setting up a self-fulfilling prophecy. Repeating this definition over and over tells your brain who you are, and therefore, what you do. Your identity as an emotional eater or binge eater will continue to drive your actions.
"Bikini season is coming" may sell magazines but it doesn’t motivate sustainable exercise! The benefits of exercise are year-round and lifelong. What not to say and why...
Eating in Italy is a feast for the eyes, nose & tastebuds - a multisensory experience! But even oridnary meals become extraordinary with "sensuous eating"!
Is mindful eating with health issues possible? Can you make dietary changes for medical reasons or health concerns without feeling restricted?
Do you tell yourself the big lie? Perhaps you’re familiar some version of this: When (something happens), then (I’ll do, feel, or be something different). The problem is that often the when never arrives and/or the then never happens. In the meantime we’re postponing our lives and missing other possibilities. If and when when comes, we simply replace it with another when. Day by day, promise by promise, our lives slip away.
If you are one of the many people who say, "I eat when I'm bored," here's what causes boredom eating and what you can do about eating when you're bored.
There is a false "either-or" dilemma that plagues our culture's approach to eating: good or bad, right or wrong, all or nothing, in control or out of control. Psychologists call this "dichotomous" or "black and white" thinking.
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