Featured Articles and Journals: mindful eating

February 12, 2017
As a society, it's fair to say that we have a fraught relationship with food. We eat our feelings. We starve our feelings. We binge. We purge. We use food as a tribal signifier. We throw away the leftovers and leave the cake out in the rain....
Meditation Practice     Link
November 11, 2014
I’ve often heard people say that we eat mindlessly. This isn’t quite accurate, though. Actually, while we eat, we spend most of our time daydreaming. This daydreaming is a form of hypnosis. Under hypnosis you can become so focused on the contents...
Nutrition & Body Wellness     Link
October 2, 2014
When my kids ask if they can have ice cream, a couple of things happen.  My body tenses and I try to push the question away.  When that gets me nowhere, I mentally note their recent dietary intake and attempt conviction by responding with...
Buddhism, Meditation Practice, Nutrition & Body Wellness     Link
July 25, 2013
Innumerable labors brought us this food. May we know how it comes to us. Receiving this offering, let us consider whether our virtue and practice deserve it. Desiring the natural order of mind, let us be free from greed, hate and delusion. We eat to...
Meditation Practice     Comment (6)     Link
February 7, 2013
"..it took the support of my mindfulness practice to "break the chain" of habitual eating and embrace a gluten-free lifestyle."   
Meditation Practice, Nutrition & Body Wellness     Comment (1)     Link
April 4, 2012
..[T]his month, my effort is simply to do the homework, to do my best to avoid GM foods and see how it goes.   What extra planning is needed?  What foods should I avoid?
Activism and Politics, Nutrition & Body Wellness     Comment (1)     Link
January 4, 2012
What processes do the cocoa beans go through in order to arrive at the sweet, sweet taste?
Activism and Politics, Nutrition & Body Wellness     Link
August 3, 2011
The NY Times is reporting that half a million children are on the verge of starvation in Somalia at the same time this Haagen Dazs sign pleads for us to "Experience Pure Indulgence"
Activism and Politics, Arts and Media     Comment (2)     Link

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