Mindful Bites

Guiding you from mindless munching and emotional eating to peace with food and mindful habits

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...

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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....

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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...

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Is That Hunger You Are Feeling?

Is That Hunger You Are Feeling?

An important aspect of mindful eating is Mindful Hunger. If mindful eating is about awareness, then Mindful Hunger is about being aware of your hunger. It’s about noticing when you are hungry, figuring out how hungry you are, and perceiving how and when your hunger...

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Mindful What?

Mindful What?

If you are new to mindful eating, it is helpful to start with a definition. Mindful eating is eating with awareness of your body’s needs and preferences, as well as, your emotional states and desires. The key word in this definition is awareness. Mindful eating is all...

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Living 2022 Mindfully!

Living 2022 Mindfully!

Happy Mindful New Year! This week is the beginning of a new year; an opportunity to begin again. “Beginning again” is a tenet of mindfulness and mindful meditation. Wherever you are, whatever you are doing, you can always begin again. For many, January 1 is the...

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For The Holidays

For The Holidays

As joyful as this time of year may be, It’s easy to forgo self-care and allow intentions to meditate and eat mindfully fall out of awareness.

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Sheila Forman, PhD

Sheila Forman, PhD

Sheila Forman, creator of the TAME Your Appetite program, has been a practicing psychologist for over 20 years. She’s written a number of books on dieting, eating disorders, food management and mindfulness.