Food has the power to temporarily alleviate stress and sadness, enhance joy, and bring us comfort when we need it most. It's no wonder experts estimate that 75 percent of overeating is triggered by our emotions, not physical hunger. The good news is you can instead soothe yourself through dozens of mindful activities that are healthy for both body and mind.
"Narration not to my taste"
This audiobook helps listeners change the way they approach mealtime. It includes a section that focuses on the occasional mindless eater and emphasizes that mindful eating isn't only for those on diets or for those who have severely problematic eating habits - it's for everyone. It features over 50 new tips for eating mindfully. You will learn how to be more aware of what you eat and get to know your fullness and hunger cues and how to savor and appreciate every bite!
Could the foundation of a good diet have less to do with what you eat - and more to do with how you eat it? According to Dr. Susan Albers, a specialist in eating disorders, the key to transforming our relationship with food lies in learning to take charge of our minds-not our forks-through an intimate understanding of the ins and outs of hunger in all its aspects. In The Mindful Appetite, she presents teachings and guided exercises for mastering the art of "conscious eating"- or attending to the constant cues our bodies and minds offer to help us make smart, healthy choices at the table.
"Great ideas to help eat better"
If you're an emotional overeater, you may turn to food to cope with stress and sadness, enhance joy, and bring a sense of comfort. But over time, overeating can cause weight gain, heart disease, diabetes, and many other health problems. In 50 More Ways to Soothe Yourself Without Food, you'll find 50 more mindful and healthy activities to help you replace your need to overeat.
Life can be challenging and stressful, and having a healthy dieting plan can be difficult. For many, the missing ingredients are weight loss inspiration tools. Maybe you believe a common myth about diet motivation: that you are born with will power,or you are not. Research indicates that this simply isn't true. Dr. Albers provides easy-to-use behavioral tips that are clinically proven to kick-start your efforts and shift your momentum into high gear.