How does one eat mindfully? Be awake and aware while eating. Choose when you will eat. Choose where you will eat. Choose what you will eat. Choose how much you will eat. You have the personal power over food; food does not have the power over you.
Neurons that fire together wire together. Mental states become neural traits. Day after day, your mind is building your brain. This is what scientists call experience-dependent neuroplasticity.”
It is possible to make the shift from a belief that food is your nemesis to the freeing belief that food promotes health and well-being. The first crucial step is facing your physical reaction with food. How does your body react to different foods? Do some cause weight gain? Do others cause bloating or tiredness? This awareness allows you to make positive informed choice without emotion.
Mindful Eating fosters personal power and happiness in your life and is a large part of Mindful Living. Mindful Living is having awareness of the present moment during your day-to-day activities. Mindful Eating is having awareness concerning food and eating, with a focus on enjoying each bite. Personal power arises through the awareness of the relationship you have with eating …
What is Loving-Kindness Meditation?
Loving-Kindness meditation focuses on developing feelings of goodwill, calmness, and kindness towards others and yourself. Jack Kornfield states, “With each recitation of the phrases, we are expressing an intention, planting the seeds of loving wishes over and over in our heart. With a loving heart as the background, all that we attempt, all that we encounter will open and flow easily.” Loving-Kindness Meditation creates positive feelings that foster being calm, centered, and creative.
Here is the story about Beth and her family getting off the crazy ride of stress recycling. Beth had a transformational moment after watching the videos on the Stress Shifter Skills Course for Module 1: Facing – The Brain Manual. She was so blown away with how much
Here are 2 facts we learned in school that are no longer as they seem. Being aware of the truth can give us insight and a clearer vision of ourselves for the year to come.
#1 The Titanic sank because it hit an iceberg…
Happy New Year!!! It is the year to have 20/20 Inner Vision. We don’t have to feel confused and blurred by life. With skills taught in the Stress Shifter Skills Course, you can gain 20/20 inner visions. Here is an abridged version of the Stress Shifter Skills Course 4 Steps that will be helpful to see clearly about a trigger that causes fuzzy thinking right now.
Mindfully giving from the heart has a positive effect on your body and mind. Rick Hanson Ph.D., a neuropsychologist, writes that a positive emotional experience such as giving can:
Mindfully considering the person to whom you are giving is a wonderful way to express care and expand relationships. Consider: As you slow down, become more aware, and consider the process of gift giving, you can avoid the stress of purchasing the perfect present in exchange for the true pleasure of generosity. A mindful gift will be beneficial to you …