Mindful Eating for Caregivers

Recently, I took a course on mindful eating. For me it was important, since sometimes the stress of caregiving can result in emotional eating. I found the course highly enjoyable and also informative.

You can learn more about mindfulness.

This is how the authors of “Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic World” define mindfulness:

‘Mindfulness arises when we learn to pay attention, on purpose, in the present moment, without judgment, to things as they actually are.’

Here is how they suggest you approach mindful eating:

‘Try having part of a meal in silence or without the distraction of TV or the radio. Really focus on the food-colors, shapes, perhaps thinking about how this food came to you, the sensations of eating. See how easily you taste the first mouthful and no other. What does the fourth mouthful taste like?’

Bon Appetit!

Calm Pond


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