Yes, anything you bring your attention to turn it into a meditation—even Halloween! So, let me tell you a little story and share my meditation on Halloween. Last year for the very first time I was struck by the irony of me giving out full size, sugary candy bars to innocent children as they paraded
Your body is a magnificent instrument that is designed to move you toward a state of health on a moment by moment basis. Just think about it works to heal your body when you injure it in some way. At the cellular level, the body just knows what to do. In the same way, the
In case you missed the BASICS of Mindful Eating teleconference last week, but still would like to listen to it, you’re in luck! The recording is now available on The Center for Mindful Eating site, if you want to listen, or share it with others: http://www.thecenterformindfuleating.org/Default.aspx?pageId=1863600 This can also be listened to directly on Soundcloud:
I’d like to invite you to join me for two learning opportunities next week. Please feel free to pass this information on to any interested parties. First, I have been invited to do a Webinar about the Eat for Life study that will be published in the American Journal of Health Promotion with Michael O’Donnell,
I am pleased to announce that I will be offering my first teleconference with The Center for Mindful Eating on Thursday, June 26, at 11:00 a.m. (CST). This is a FREE teleconference that will discuss the BASICS of Mindful Eating — guidelines (not rules) to help you become conscious about what, when, why, and how you eat.
Mindful eating is important for all of us who want to be healthy, but it is even more important for people with diabetes. I was pleasantly surprised when I received the latest copy of Diabetes Self-Management magazine and noticed “The Benefits of Mindful Eating” on the cover. The article described the research that has been
I’m getting excited because our Columbia Farmers Market is getting ready to move OUTSIDE for the spring! They hold the market indoors for the winter but spring starts Thursday and it’s time to move into the great outdoors. No matter where you live, visit your local market this week and join in the fun of
The best recipes for me are ones that are easy and quick to make, good for you, and delicious—my idea of “healthy fast food.” So, when I find a new recipe that fits all of those categories, I have to share it with you. I first had this dish when I visited my niece, Sarah,
The problem: Conflicting and confusing diet and nutrition information. The New York Times had an article on Sunday entitled “Why Nutrition Is So Confusing” that I want to share with you. It resonates with me a lot, because I teach a class on mindful eating filled with people who come in confused about what they
Do you eat when you’re stressed, bored, or sad? Do you snack without noticing that you’re eating? Do you have trouble not eating certain foods if they’re around the house? Do you have a hard time not overeating? (e.g. eating until you’re too full) Are you easily enticed to eat, even when you’re not hungry?