Enjoy a Balanced Relationship with Food: The Benefits of Eating Mindfully
How often do you grab a meal and eat it in the car, or eat while standing over the sink, thinking about the thousand other things you need to do? When was the last time you truly savored a meal? Today we’re sharing the benefits of eating mindfully with an excerpt from psychologist Susan Albers’ audiobook Eating Mindfully: How to End Mindless Eating and Enjoy a Balanced Relationship with Food.
Eating Mindfully is the breakthrough audiobook from Dr. Albers that has helped thousands of people change the way they approach mealtimes. You’ll realize how damaging it is to be mindless about your food, and appreciate Dr. Albers’ mindfulness-based psychological practices to help you take charge of cravings so that you can eat when you’re hungry and stop when you’re full.
What’s in this episode?
Dr. Albers shares the characteristics and the many benefits of eating mindfully. Learn about the Buddha’s insights into mindful eating, and discover the joy of eating―and living―mindfully in your own day-to-day life.
Susan Albers, Psy.D., is a New York Times Bestselling author and licensed clinical psychologist at the Cleveland Clinic specializing in eating issues, weight loss, body image concerns, and mindfulness. She graduated from the University of Denver, completed an internship at the University of Notre Dame and was a post-doctoral fellow at Stanford University. Her work has been quoted in O, The Oprah Magazine, Family Circle, Self, and The Wall Street Journal, and she conducts mindful eating workshops internationally. She was a guest expert on the Today Show and Dr. Oz TV Show.
In this audiobook, you will learn how mindlessness corrupts the way you eat a meal and how it manifests in a variety of eating problems. You will gain insight into why mindfulness, which is, of course, the opposite of mindlessness, can provide you with valu- able skills to control the way you eat.