Instead of being stuck in the familiar, predictable patterns of yo-yo dieting, let mindful eating guide you to a peaceful, joyful relationship with food.
The challenge is that the people I can help the most often don't believe it is possible for them. Here are just a few of the reasons they have doubts that hold them back from freedom from food struggles.
Along my personal and professional journey, I’ve learned that self-acceptance breeds self-care, and that self-acceptance is the starting line for change.
Many people who feel powerless over food say they've "tried everything" to get back in control, but are often left feeling out of control. The truth is, going on a diet doesn't address the habits that are driving the behaviors, and may make them worse!
We hear that "breakfast is that most important meal of the day." One of the questions I'm asked about mindful eating is, "Should I eat breakfast if I'm not hungry?"
There are subtle but meaningful differences between being in charge instead of trying to stay in control. Instead of requiring willpower, being in charge uses conscious decision-making.