The way out of mindless eating is mindful eating, which is eating with attention, intention and purpose.
Being mindful is not about being perfect, it is about being aware. In mindful meditation it is about bringing your attention back to the breath – begin again. With mindful eating, simply bring your full attention to the next bite of food you choose to eat.
Starting a regular meditation practice can feel challenging; getting into a new routine for anything takes time and commitment. Try these 12 steps as a way to begin.
Being mindful means recognizing when your body has had enough food, and choosing to stop. Assessing fullness is a skill which can be learned.