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Title:
Eating mindfully : how to end mindless eating & enjoy a balanced relationship with food
Author:
Albers, Susan, 1974-
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Edition:
2nd ed.
Publication Information:
Oakland, CA : New Harbinger Publications, [2012]

©2012
Physical Description:
xvi, 290 pages ; 18 cm
Summary:
"What would it be like to really savor your food? Instead of grabbing a quick snack on your way out the door or eating just to calm down at the end of a stressful day, isn't it about time you let yourself truly appreciate a satisfying, nourishing meal? The breakthrough approach in Eating Mindfully by Susan Albers has helped thousands of readers use mindfulness-based psychological practices to take charge of cravings so they can eat when they are hungry and stop when they feel full. This new edition includes even more mindful eating practices and tips to help you stay present, slow down, and enjoy the foods you love most."--from cover, p. [4]

Learn to use mindfulness-based psychological practices to take charge of your cravings, and you can stop eating when you feel full. Albers teaches you mindful eating practices and tips to help you stay present, slow down, and enjoy the foods you love most.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction -- The four foundations of mindfulness -- What kind of mindless eater are you? -- Mindfulness of the mind -- Mindfulness of the body -- Mindfulness of feelings -- Mindfulness of thoughts -- Mindful eating motivations.
ISBN:
9781608823307
Format :
Book

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Eating Mindfully was one of the first books to apply mindfulness techniques to eating. Since its publication, new research has emerged linking mindful eating with weight loss and an increased ability to manage emotional eating tendencies. Interest in mindful eating has skyrocketed, and thousands of readers have discovered how slowing down and enjoying food can transform the way they eat.

This second edition of Eating Mindfully includes new tips and easy-to-use strategies for staying present when eating, savoring food, and controlling cravings. Author Susan Albers has added a new chapter highlighting recent studies on mindful eating and what mindful eating may mean for the national obesity crisis. This straightforward, entertaining guide offers a complete explanation of the four pillars of mindful eating, help for emotional eaters, and mindful eating tips readers can use during every meal, every day.


Author Notes

Susan Albers, PsyD , is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in eating issues, weight loss, body image concerns, and mindfulness. She graduated from the University of Denver and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at Stanford University. She is author of five books on mindful eating and blogs for Psychology Today and The Huffington Post . She has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal , O, the Oprah Magazine , Self Magazine , and Vanity Fair , and has appeared on the Dr. Oz television show as a guest expert. Albers conducts mindful eating lectures and workshops. Visit her online at www.eatingmindfully.com.