Eating Mindfully: How to End Mindless Eating and Enjoy a Balanced Relationship with Food

Front Cover
New Harbinger Publications, Apr 9, 2003 - Health & Fitness - 184 pages
1 Review

This book introduces and adapts the concepts of mindfulness and acceptance to the observation and management of eating habits. The result is a series of exercises and meditations that reinforce healthy habits and lead to greater tranquility at meals.

The book describes the four foundations of mindful eating: mindfulness of the mind, the body, the feelings, and the thoughts. It doesn't encourage a diet of deprivation, but instead provides a checklist for the wide variety of mindless eating approaches, which include fasting, dieting, and restricting certain foods, rapid eating, eating when not hungry or when tired, and food rituals.

What people are saying - Write a review

Review: Eating Mindfully (Paperback)

User Review  - Overstock.com

After years of yo yo dieting I found out why I was not successful in maintaining my weight when I read this book. I suggest this book for anyone who wants a healthful way of living. Read full review

Other editions - View all

About the author (2003)

Susan Albers, PsyD, is a psychologist at the Cleveland Clinic who specializes in eating issues, weight loss, body image concerns, and mindfulness. Albers conducts mindful eating workshops across the country, and is a frequent keynote speaker. She is author of seven mindful eating books, including the New York Times bestseller Eat Q; 50 Ways to Soothe Yourself Without Food; But I Deserve This Chocolate!; Eating Mindfully; Eat, Drink, andBe Mindful; and Mindful Eating 101. Her work has been featured in O, Family Circle, Shape, Prevention, Self, Health, Fitness, Vanity Fair, Natural Health, and The Wall Street Journal. She has been a guest on The Dr. Oz Show, and is also a contributor to TheHuffington Post and Psychology Today.

Get inspired to start eating more mindfully today!
For a free download of the 20 best motivational quotes, visit http://www.eatingmindfully.com/motivation.

Bibliographic information