Meditation is the practice of turning your attention to a single focal point to increase your awareness of the present moment. The focal point varies among different forms of meditation.
When people hear that the foundation for TAME Your Appetite is meditation, they fear they are not “spiritual” enough to benefit. Let me set the record straight—you do not need to be spiritual to be a mindful eater.
So, how do you get centered before you eat or drink something? You can use the following mini-meditation to center yourself.
The foundational skill of the TAME Your Appetite program (and the MB-EAT research upon which it is based) is meditation.
If you were to do one thing to promote mindful eating, what should it be? In a word—Meditation.