Using Food to Cope?

Using Food to Cope?

For many of us who want to manage our weight, emotions are our enemy. We eat in response to feelings, or as an attempt to avoid them. Either way, we are eating without regard to our physical needs and this can pile on the pounds. Fortunately, mindfulness and mindful...
5 Questions for Mindful Choices

5 Questions for Mindful Choices

In this blog, we explore Mindful Choices. Mindful choices mean being aware of what you (and your body) might want to eat when you are physically hungry and choosing accordingly. To guide your choice, answer these 5 questions: 1. What would taste good to me now? Sweet...
Meditation Tips

Meditation Tips

Do you meditate? I hope so because a regular meditation practice can do wonders for body, mind and spirit. Here are 3 tips to improve (or even jump start) your practice. Tip #1: Change Your Expectations If you have expectations about yourself and your experience when...
Taste A New Sensation?

Taste A New Sensation?

Did you know that really tasting your food can help you reach your weight loss goals? An extremely enjoyable part of mindful eating is learning to truly taste the food you are eating or the beverage you are drinking. I call this Mindful Taste. When we don’t...
Do You Know How Full is Full?

Do You Know How Full is Full?

In this blog, we explore Mindful Fullness and how knowing when you have had enough to eat will help you reach your weight loss goals. Being mindfully full means that your body has received the right amount of food it needs from the meal or snack you have eaten....
Sit and Say  “OM”

Sit and Say “OM”

The primary tool in mindful eating is mindfulness meditation. By meditating, you cultivate attention and awareness which increases your ability to stay focused when faced with challenging situations, such as: how to make healthy food choices, what to do when faced...