Eating A Healthy Body, And Happy Soul Is Based Upon Self Study, Mindfulness, Love And Awareness

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Chapter 13 - Enjoy What You Eat “The path to a healthy body, and happy soul is based upon self-study, mindfulness, love and awareness. Understanding our relationship to eating cultivates a lot of insights and help us start living our highest potential.” ― Natasa Pantovic Nuit, Mindful Eating: Exercises with Delicious Raw Vegan Recipes Becoming mindful when it comes to every area of your life is becoming more and more popular. People are tired of going through their lives without ever really experiencing their lives. Mindful eating is just as important as being mindful of everything that we do each day. But what is mindful eating? Mindful eating is not a specific diet, nor is it a list of specific foods that you are SUPPOSED to eat.…show more content…
It will also reduce the feeling of being deprived. It will also make you more aware of why you are eating. For example, if you are eating in order to fill an emotional need, you are going to have to face this. You are going to be aware that you are not hungry. Before you begin eating anything, it is important for you to ask yourself if you are hungry. Just by asking yourself if you are hungry, you are going to start becoming aware of why you eat. Ask: WHY am I eating? Is it because you are hungry? Are you bored or maybe it is because everyone else is eating? Become aware of why you are eating. WHEN do you feel like eating? Do you only feel like eating when you are hungry? Or do you feel like eating when you are upset? Become aware of when you feel like eating. WHAT are you choosing to eat? The only person that has control over what you are putting into your body is you. It is important that you become aware of your food choices. HOW do you eat? Do you eat sitting in the living room watching television or at your desk? Become aware of how you are eating, if you are focusing on your food or not. HOW much are you eating? Are you eating until you feel stuffed? Are you eating until you no longer feel hunger? How big are your portions? WHERE are you using up the energy that you have eaten? Are you using up the energy or are you inactive, allowing all that you eat to turn to fat? Did you know that even if you eat nothing but vegetables, if you

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