What Is Mindfulness?
Mindfulness means maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment.
Mindfulness is usually associated with meditation and stress relief but it can also be a powerful tool when choosing what we eat, how we’re eating and how our choices affect our health and that of our environment. Just ask yourself who, what, when, where, why and how…
What are you eating? Pay attention to food labels, ingredient lists and sourcing. Avoid foods that trigger a stress response in your body, namely refined sugars and carbohydrates. if you see these in the first 5 ingredients, find something else. Remember you are what you eat and also what you eat eats. Opt for quality over quantity.
Why are you eating? Are you hungry? Stressed out? Sad? Celebrating? Bored? Keep a food journal and watch for trends in your eating habits. You may…
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