Category Archives: Mindful Eating

Mindful Eating: Being Aware

Mindful eating is being aware of your eating habits, the sensations you experience while eating, and the thoughts and emotions that you have about food. It is more about how you eat than what you eat. Here’s a great mindful … Continue reading

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What Kind of Eater Are You?

The book Intuitive Eating addresses different types of Eating Styles. Careful Eater: This eater is focused on health and fitness, but agonizes over every bite consumed. Has a lot of hatred of “unhealthy” foods. Obsessed with food labels. Lots of … Continue reading

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Hitting Diet Bottom

I think in order for anyone to try anything as counter-cultural as Intuitive Eating, one has to hit Diet Bottom. What is Diet Bottom? Diet Bottom is realizing… *Dieting doesn’t work in the long run, it just makes you fatter … Continue reading

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Weight Loss Compliments

My colleague complimented me about how much weight I had lost. She remarked, “You must be working so hard!” Yes, but no. But, yes. I’m wondering if by hard work she means…. *Exercising compulsively while shaming myself *Restricting white sugar … Continue reading

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It’s Not About the Food

I know it’s never about the food, but sometimes in the moment, it feels like it is. It’s about how much joy a sour cream potato chip can bring to my tongue. But, it’s never about the food. I screamed … Continue reading

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Book Review: Eating with Fierce Kindness

Are you stuck in a rut of emotional eating? Having been in that situation, I decided to reach out for more support. I came across the book “Eating With Fierce Kindness” by Sasha Loring, M.Ed., LCSW. Dr. Loring is a … Continue reading

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Feeding the Seven Hungers

I attended a workshop given by Barbara Meyer of Green Mountain at Fox Run. The lecture was titled “Mindful Eating: Feeding the Seven Hungers.” The information present was based upon the book Mindful Eating: A Guide to Rediscovering a Healthy … Continue reading

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