People seek me out to lose weight, and lose it now. I explain that using a non–diet approach takes longer but has the potential for much better results.
I always enjoyed the first day of school because it meant a new pair of shoes and a matching outfit. My lunch consisted of bologna or American cheese on white bread.
You might remember the old Alka-Seltzer commercials: “I can’t believe I ate the whole thing!” Alka-Seltzer is a remedy for indigestion; so is mindfulness.
Most people come to mindful eating to lose weight, but focusing on the number on the scale can be counter-productive.
If you have taken a mindfulness-based meditation class, you may have been introduced to the famous raisin experiment where you eat a single raisin slowly, mindfully.
If mindfulness is about awareness, then mindfulness meditation is about becoming aware of what your mind is doing.