Mindful Eating Articles
Don't turn Am I Hungry? into a mindful eating diet. When you feel like eating, pause to ask yourself, “Am I hungry?”–not to decide if you’re allowed to eat, but to recognize why you want to. With this awareness, you can freely choose whether to eat or not.
On the diet tightrope, one misstep and it’s all over! Mindful eating is a wide path that’s nearly impossible to fall off. You have the flexibility and options so you can make decisions based on what you want and need in any given situation.
People often ask, "How long does it take to learn to eat mindfully?" I’ve noticed that people go through four distinct phases. The Four Stages of Learning is a helpful model for understanding the process.
If New Year’s resolutions to lose weight have failed you, you’re not alone. Discover why weight loss resolutions don’t work and what to do instead.
While there are more similarities between Am I Hungry? and intuitive eating and HAES, we bring the Mindful Eating Cycle to the table for needed structure.
Don't be good. Feel good! Do threats actually work to change behavior long term? No! Motivation for sustainable change comes when the choices you make feel good.
The holidays are a time of celebration, reminiscing, and of course, stress – all potential triggers for overeating. Here are 3 ways to handle triggers for overeating this holiday season.
It's nearly Halloween so every time you open your cabinets you might be faced with this... Halloween candy! This can set off a chain reaction of thoughts and feelings, conflict and struggle, and sometimes overeating. And it all started with a thought. Pause for a moment to consider the thoughts that arise when you see something like this.
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