A Guide to Rediscovering a Healthy and Joyful Relationship with Food
ISBN10: 1590305310 ISBN13: 9781590305317 Contributors: Kabat-Zinn, Jon (Foreword) Publisher: Sounds True Published: Feb 3 2009 Pages: 175 Weight: 0.65lbs. Height: 9.00" Width: 6.00" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
The art of mindfulness can transform our struggles with food--and renew our sense of pleasure, appreciation, and satisfaction with eating. Drawing on recent research and integrating her experiences as a physician and meditation teacher, Dr. Jan Bays offers a wonderfully clear presentation of what mindfulness is and how it can help with food issues.Mindful eating is an approach that involves bringing one's full attention to the process of eating--to all the tastes, smells, thoughts, and feelings that arise during a meal. Whether you are overweight, suffer from an eating disorder, or just want to get more out of life, this book offers a simple tool that can make a remarkable difference. In this book, you'll learn how to: - Tune into your body's own wisdom about what, when, and how much to eat
- Eat less while feeling fully satisfied
- Identify your habits and patterns with food
- Develop a more compassionate attitude toward your struggles with eating
- Discover what you're really hungry for Mindful Eating also includes a 75-minute audio CD containing guided exercises led by the author.