Mindful Mealtime Practices

In my last two posts I talked about the importance of mindful eating as well as the importance of being compassionate with ourselves as eating healthy becomes a practice instead of a quest for perfection. Eating mindfully, helps us to slow down which in turn makes us more conscious of what and how much we … Continue reading Mindful Mealtime Practices

The ‘Practice-Not-Perfection’ Diet

As you become more mindful you might start to notice that after talking to a particular family member or after a hard day at work you tend to overeat dinner. In these instances we do not give even a second thought to how much we are eating or even what we are eating. I often … Continue reading The ‘Practice-Not-Perfection’ Diet

Mindful Eating: Your Relationship with Food, Your Waistline and Your Health

Eating is a spiritual practice. Traditionally, people recognized the sacredness of food and eating. Sacred often has a religious connotation but according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary it means ‘entitled to reverence’ and ‘highly valued’. In the past food was not readily available and required a great amount of energy to obtain: planting, cultivating, harvesting as … Continue reading Mindful Eating: Your Relationship with Food, Your Waistline and Your Health