Mindful eating is one of the foundational teachings of Buddhist philosophy and is known to be a type of meditation where you eat slowly to expand awareness to the ritual of eating. For many of us, busy lives mean eating behind the wheel, at our desk at work, or in front of the TV – just about anywhere except the kitchen table. The act of eating then becomes a mindless task rather than an enjoyable, nourishing experience as it should be.
Slowing down to enjoy your meal allows you to become attuned to what your body needs and to realize when you’ve had enough. One of the greatest benefits of mindful eating is that you don’t have to “diet.” When you eat mindfully, you learn to trust your body.
Here are 8 different ways you can incorporate mindful eating into your mealtime routine.Read More