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A Mindful Halloween

A Mindful Halloween

If you love sweets, you might have a love/hate relationship with Halloween. Being surrounded by so much candy can tax even the strongest willpower. Fortunately, mindful eating is not about willpower–it is about awareness and choice.

Stop and smell the roses…

Stop and smell the roses…

If you are like so many of us, you go through life on auto-pilot, rushing from one task, activity and event to another, with little attention to what is going on around you. As a student of mindful eating, you will learn how to cultivate awareness, how to pay...
Let’s get real

Let’s get real

Folks tell me that eating mindfully is easier when they are at home, alone, and have time. That might be true. But since most of us eat in the company of others, or in the middle of a hectic workday or at our-in-laws, eating mindfully could present a bit more of a...
Sit. Breathe. Eat. Repeat.

Sit. Breathe. Eat. Repeat.

These four words are mindful eating in a nutshell. (Pun intended!) SIT — set a place for yourself at a table and dine. Try to stop eating standing up, on the go, in the car, etc. You and your body deserve better than that. BREATHE — before you eat or drink anything...
The Belly Bellows, or How To Know You Are Hungry…

The Belly Bellows, or How To Know You Are Hungry…

Through mindfulness-based eating awareness, you will learn about different kinds of hunger. One such hunger is stomach hunger and how our bellies tell us it is time to eat. To become familiar with how your stomach beckons you to eat pay attention to these signals:...