You might remember the old Alka-Seltzer commercials: “I can’t believe I ate the whole thing!” Alka-Seltzer is a remedy for indigestion; so is mindfulness.
Most people come to mindful eating to lose weight, but focusing on the number on the scale can be counter-productive.
If you have taken a mindfulness-based meditation class, you may have been introduced to the famous raisin experiment where you eat a single raisin slowly, mindfully.
If mindfulness is about awareness, then mindfulness meditation is about becoming aware of what your mind is doing.
Inside each of us is an all-knowing self who understands who we are, what we need and what we don’t. That little voice is your Inner Wisdom.