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Conscious Eating Tip of the Day
Monday, September 21, 2009      7 comments

Take five deep breaths. Before you eat, inhale for about five to seven seconds, letting your belly expand and your lungs fill, then exhale completely. Breathing deeply h... Read more
Conscious Eating Tip of the Day
Wednesday, September 16, 2009      8 comments

Visualize yellow. The color yellow s associated with your third chakra, the seat of your digestive fire. Close your eyes and visualize shades of rich, vibrant yellow ema... Read more
Conscious Eating Tip of the Day
Wednesday, September 16, 2009      4 comments

Send out waves of gratitude. Like a stone cast into water, your thoughts and feelings toward food ripple outward to all areas of your life. Give yourself a moment to picture what that looks like and how positive feelings about your food sen... Read more
Detachment, Uncertainty, and Possibility!
Monday, September 14, 2009      3 comments

Today I drew the Fool from my Tarot deck. It's a card about stepping into the unknown. And then I found the following on the Chopra Center website: The Law of Detachment In detachment lies the wisdom of uncertainty . . . in the wisdom ... Read more
Conscious Eating Tip of the Day
Monday, September 14, 2009      9 comments

Make your meal a multisensory experience. Expand your awareness of the meal to include sight, smell, touch, and sound, as well as taste. Appreciate the colors and textures, the flavors and aromas. ... Read more
Conscious Eating Tip of the Day
Thursday, September 10, 2009      10 comments

Say a prayer. You don't have to be of any particular religious persuasion, and you don't have to say it aloud. Simply bring your hands together, bow your head, and make an offering of thanks for your food. ... Read more
Conscious Eating Tip of the Day
Tuesday, September 08, 2009      8 comments

Take a walk. Do some light walking after you eat - it helps your body use the energy in the food you just ate. Some fresh air and exercise after eating will also keep you energized and alert.... Read more
Conscious Eating Tip of the Day
Tuesday, September 01, 2009      11 comments

Eat only what you are hungry for. Cup your hands together. This is as much food as you need to fill your stomach three quarters full. Resolve to eat just that much and give yourself time to digest. You'll be satisfied without feeling too fu... Read more
Conscious Eating Tip of the Day
Sunday, August 30, 2009      10 comments

Love what you eat; eat what you love. Studies have shown that when you enjoy your food in a calm, relaxed, stress- free setting, you may actually derive more nutrients from your food than when you eat quickly and without enjoyment.... Read more
I Didn't Gain Any Weight On Vacation (Though I Tried!)
Tuesday, August 25, 2009      18 comments

My four days in New Orleans was FABULOUS! Despite have fried shrimp for lunch and dinner, high cal coconut/rum cocktails and grits every morning, I maintained my weight. I can only rack it up to all the walking and the humid heat that made me sw... Read more
Conscious Eating Tip of the Day
Tuesday, August 25, 2009      7 comments

Be present at this one meal right now. To be present means not thinking about what was or what is to come - let yourself experience this meal, this food, this moment. ... Read more
I'll Be Back on Monday!
Thursday, August 20, 2009      7 comments

Hi, All! I'm leaving today for a short trip to New Orleans. I'll be back on Monday. Looking forward to seeing what you all had to say when I get back! Wish me luck on resisting all the wonderful Creole/Cajun food. ... Read more
Emotions and Binging
Wednesday, August 19, 2009      7 comments

"The compartments we create to shield us from what we fear, ignore, and exclude exact their toll later in life. Periods of holiness and spiritual fervor can later alternate with opposite extremes - binging on food, sex, and other things - becomi... Read more
Conscious Eating Tip of the Day
Tuesday, August 18, 2009      7 comments

Do a heart meditation. Put your hands on your heart, feeling its steady rhythm. Offer thanks for the work it does, and resolve to feed it well. Think of the food you are about to eat as feeding your heart and keeping your life pumping with ... Read more
Meditation Promotes Weight Loss, Part II
Monday, August 17, 2009      7 comments

Meditation begins with a "silence" of the mind. Indeed, many do find it best to sit in a quiet room with candles lit and no distractions around them while meditating, however this is not always possible in everyday scenarios. Meditation may take... Read more

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