Whether you're a seasoned meditator or just starting out, meditation inevitably has its difficult moments, but learning how to overcome challenges in meditation creates a chance for discovery and allows for the possibility of freedom. Today we’re sharing tips to address the challenges and difficulties that come with a regular meditation practice from the audiobook, "The Art and Skill of Buddhist Meditation: Mindfulness, Concentration, and Insight.” Is there any way to know how to eat “just enough”? Though there isn’t a particular science behind it, Intuitive Eating offers a proven way to establish communication between your brain and your belly. Mindfully creating awareness of what your body says it needs is the first step to understanding what “just enough” is for you. In this episode, we’re sharing Dr. Lynn Rossy's tips from the popular audiobook, "The Mindfulness Based Eating Solution (Proven Strategies to End Overeating, Satisfy Your Hunger, and Savor Your Life.” All too often, we look at the scale to drive our health goals and not at a values-based weight loss method. Pushing too hard to reach milestones can mean a departure from who you really are or even ignoring what truly matters to you. Weight loss with self-love is possible! Don’t let the numbers and goals replace what makes you, you! Instead, find liberation in letting your values drive your weight loss. This excerpt is from the popular audiobook, "The Diet Trap: Feed Your Psychological Needs and End the Weight Loss Struggle Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy". All too often, we perpetuate the "forbidden food" myth by telling ourselves that we should be ashamed of the foods we enjoy. But according to Dr. Lynn Rossy, author of the audiobook The Mindfulness-Based Eating Solution: Proven Strategies to End Overeating, Satisfy Your Hunger, and Savor Your Life, eating should be enjoyable. Today Dr. Rossy offers practical advice to help you leave restrictions behind, and bring curiosity, trust, and your favorite food to the table. Expecting perfection, inviting excuses, and harboring self-doubt are all distractions that can keep you from staying on track during weight loss. Though these challenges can be discouraging, don’t let them — or your goals — stop you from living your life. Dr.s Lillis, Dahl, and Weineland, authors of the audiobook The Diet Trap, encourage you to explore what it would be like to invite imperfection, forgiveness, and perseverance into your health journey. When you eat without shame or guilt—free of old beliefs about what you should and should not eat—the results might surprise you. Today Dr. Lynn Rossy, author of the audiobook "The Mindfulness-Based Eating Solution," covers the basics of mindful eating. Dr. Rossy shares that what you choose to eat, when you choose to eat it, and how you eat it, should be your top priorities.