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A Year From Now

A Year From Now

When I first got my training in MB-EAT, I heard a question posed by Dr. Jean Kristeller, author of Joy of Half a Cookie. She asked, “What if a year from now you lost weight, maybe not as much as you’d like, but you were more in control of your life and eating and the...
I Thought I Could Eat That!

I Thought I Could Eat That!

If you are anywhere near my age, you might remember the old Alka-Seltzer commercials with the phrase “I can’t believe I ate the whole thing!” Alka-Seltzer, you may know is a remedy for indigestion. So is mindfulness. Being mindful and developing Inner Wisdom is, in...
Taking Your First Mindful Bite

Taking Your First Mindful Bite

If you have taken a mindfulness-based meditation class you may have been introduced to the famous raisin experiment. That experiment has you eating a single raisin slowly, mindfully. I use the raisin experiment in all my TAME Your Appetite programs. The purpose of...
60 Seconds to Start

60 Seconds to Start

At the heart of my mindful eating training is mindfulness meditation. Now before you get all freaked out and worried about the idea of meditating, let me assure that your meditation is probably not what you think it is. In fact, mindfulness-based meditation may...
Mindless Eating 101

Mindless Eating 101

If mindfulness is about awareness then everything you are unaware of can be deemed mindlessness. In fact, mindlessness means “being without awareness.” In terms of eating behavior, mindless eating means eating without awareness and that is so much of the eating that...