How Will You Keep Your Mindful Eating Practice Going?

April 26, 2016 / No Comments

It may be difficult to accept that mindful eating is a process, not a quick fix. Here are some ways to keep your mindful eating practice going.

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Binge eating disorder and dieting: Often two sides of the same coin

February 23, 2016 / No Comments

While it is difficult to say which comes first, Binge Eating Disorder and dieting often co-exist. The binge-repent-repeat cycle is a common feature of BED.

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But I don’t want to ask if I’m hungry!

January 27, 2016 / 6 Comments

I didn't want to ask whether I was hungry because I thought, "If I stop to ask, 'Am I hungry?' then I won't get to eat the chocolate cake that I want right now!"

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Questions about our Support Community

January 8, 2016 / 22 Comments

Wow! We are so grateful for the positive response to our new Mindful Eating Support Community! We recognize that there are some great options for you to sift through so we would expect that you may have some questions about what might be the best fit for you. We also invite you to share your own ...

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The Hidden Trigger for Emotional Eating

January 3, 2016 / 6 Comments

This hidden trigger for emotional eating is part of a vicious eat-repent-repeat cycle. No matter how smart you are or how many diets you try, this trigger only gets worse over time.

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How to Decode Emotional Eating

December 31, 2015 / 32 Comments

In this video, Dr. May teaches us how to decode emotional eating using a simple script to recognize and meet your underlying needs more effectively than with food.

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Why do we turn to food?

December 30, 2015 / 46 Comments

In this video, Am I Hungry? founder, Michelle May M.D. shares her story, and asks the question, "Why do we turn to food?"

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What are your biggest challenges with eating?

December 22, 2015 / 124 Comments

In preparation for our new Mindful Eating Support Community, over a hundred people shared their two biggest challenges when it comes to managing their eating.

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Speed Bumps: Slow down and think as you eat

October 9, 2015 / No Comments

A speed bump slows you down and interrupts mindless, automatic eating so you can think and respond. Speed bumps may be helpful when you’re learning to eat mindfully.

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Acceptance: How can I accept this?

September 4, 2015 / No Comments

I like the idea of acceptance if I’m feeling whole, peaceful and serene, and I abhor the idea if I’m emotionally triggered and spiritually bankrupt.

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