When we eat mindfully, we naturally eat slower, and when we eat slower, it takes more time; therefore, we do more chewing.
We all know them. Those “well-meaning people” who shove food in our paths. How do you say no when you are being offered more and you don’t want it?
April is a month for traditional celebrations, but they can provoke anxiety for people trying to manage their weight.
One of the things I am enjoying most from my mindful eating practice is that I now choose the food I want to eat rather than the food I “should” eat. I no longer eat food that doesn’t taste good to me, and I now carefully select what does.
When you eat mindfully and become accustomed to feeding your body what and how much it needs, you will usually go about 4 hours in between meals or snacks. If you find yourself hungry more frequently than that, pay attention to these three signs.