So, how do you get centered before you eat or drink something? You can use the following mini-meditation to center yourself.
The foundational skill of the TAME Your Appetite program (and the MB-EAT research upon which it is based) is meditation.
Mindful eating is a non-diet approach that allows you to eat whatever you want, whenever you want, as long as you are hungry and your food serves you well.
When we eat mindfully, we naturally eat slower, and when we eat slower, it takes more time; therefore, we do more chewing.
If you find yourself eating a lot of junk food at the beginning of your mindful eating journey, don’t worry. It’s a very common phenomenon. I call it the “junk food rebound effect.”