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What prevents you from being a mindful eater? Mind you (pun intended), I’m not encouraging you to be a perfect eater but, rather, one who generally puts enough attention on what you’re eating to enjoy it and stay attuned to appetite signals. Here’s my take on what gets in your way:
If you’re a mindless eater, identify which of the above reasons are causing the problem and find a solution. Take time to eat without distraction (you can find 10-15 minutes for a meal!). Practice staying focused on food’s taste and texture and on your body feeling satisfied and full. Make sure you have enough mindless time in your life to shut off your brain and still your body and enough pleasure that brings you joy and contentment.
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