Five Thoughts to Stop Your Overeating

I came across these five pre-meal contemplations created by Thich Nhat Hanh. Reciting these before eating is a way to foster mindful eating. Try them on and see if any resonate with you. The Five Contemplations This food is a gift from the whole universe: the earth,...

Where’s your head when you eat?

Do you ever finish a meal and feel like you didn’t even experience it because your mind was so lost in other things while you were eating? Does this leave you looking for more food even though your belly is saying “I’m full”? The mind and stomach work together in the...

Are you an emotional or stress eater?

Yes I am. Sometimes the strongest desire for food happens when I’m at my weakest point emotionally. I will turn to food for comfort — consciously or unconsciously — when facing a difficult problem, stress, or just looking to keep myself occupied to avoid the...