Mindfulness

  • Mindfulness: How it helps with food, eating and body image problems Mindfulness: How it helps with food, eating and body image problems

    Mindfulness: How it helps with food, eating and body image problems

Mindfulness: How it helps with food, eating and body image problems

When I work with clients that overeat from stress, emotion or tension, I find mindfulness-based therapy to be a powerful approach to treating problems with food, eating and body image. What is mindfulness? How does it work? (more…)

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  • Mindful Eating Helps Frequent Restaurant-Goers Prevent Weight Gain Mindful Eating Helps Frequent Restaurant-Goers Prevent Weight Gain

    Mindful Eating Helps Frequent Restaurant-Goers Prevent Weight Gain

Mindful Eating Helps Frequent Restaurant-Goers Prevent Weight Gain

Training in Mindful Eating can help frequent restaurant-goers prevent weight gain, according to a recent study of 35 healthy women aged 40-59 who dined out an average of six times a week.  Although the intervention was aimed solely at weight maintenance and not weight gain, participants in the study lost an average of nearly four pounds over six weeks, […]

  • What If Being in the Present Moment Is the Worst Possible Place to Be? What If Being in the Present Moment Is the Worst Possible Place to Be?

    What If Being in the Present Moment Is the Worst Possible Place to Be?

What If Being in the Present Moment Is the Worst Possible Place to Be?

Lily Tomlin was in Louisville recently and I got to enjoy firsthand an evening of her sharp insights and witty observations about the human condition. Pacing back and forth on the stage, recounting the myriad things she worries about, she suddenly said, “Have you heard of being in ‘the now?’ Well, what if being in the present moment is the […]