Overcoming the Wanting Mind

resisting ChocolateBy Lynn Rossy, PhD

One of the most common statements I hear at the beginning of my mindful eating classes is “I can’t stop eating because it tastes so good even when I’m full.” My question is “Are you listening to your belly or to your mind?” After a short pause, I hear “From my mind!”

People get it. They can immediately recognize that we get different messages from our bellies (which ...

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A Season and Reason to Be Kind

Hearts in Hand

Winter is the season of self-reflection and renewal. Many of us set intentions to move more, eat better, improve our time management, give more, or spend less money. In some aspect all of these are on my list of intentions for 2018.

Is being kinder to yourself on your list of intentions for the coming year? It’s made mine. ...

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Mind the Gap: A Guide to Mindful Eating

by Lori Schermers


“Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.”   Victor E. Frankl

On a recent trip to London we frequently used the extensive subway system known as the Underground. At every train stop there was an announcement to MIND THE GAP between the train ...

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A Path of Mindful Eating

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Lori Schermers RD

My Journey

My journey with mindful eating began over 30 years ago as I learned to listen and honor my body during my recovery from an eating disorder. This was prior to the popularity of Mindfulness. Back then it was referred to as conscious eating which had many of the same principles of mindful eating such as:

• Eat what you are really hungry for
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