There are some really good ideas here. I have noticed that in the past few years since starting the blog, I often find myself late in the meal simply stopping rather than just eating because it tastes good.
Mindfulness is everywhere at the moment. At its core, mindfulness is about focusing on the present moment, and experiencing the sights, sounds, smells and other sensations of right here, right now. It stems from Eastern philosophy and is a cornerstone of the eighfold path of Buddhism.
Mindful eating applies the principles of mindfulness to our relationship with food. How many times have you found yourself snacking on something and realising you’re not actually hungry? Or eating because you’re bored, stressed out, or because people around you are eating? Or somehow finishing the whole plate and wondering how it happened?
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