Sometimes, following external wisdom isn’t enough. Take weight loss. Most of us know what a healthy diet is; yet lots of us still struggle with 'dieting'. We read more and more 'wisdom' around weight loss, but still end up feeling like we are on a constant treadmill of either being ‘on plan’ or ‘off the wagon’. Here’s the … Continue reading Weight loss? Forget dieting. We need to learn the art of mindful eating.
Described as "bringing attention to the present moment without judgement" mindfulness is an ancient practice that can reduce stress and improve the way we make decisions. But interestingly, mindfulness is also emerging as a tool for weight loss, and for anyone wanting to balance their relationship with food and eating. Why? The truth is, most of our eating is done mindlessly. … Continue reading Can mindfulness help you lose weight?
**Joining the October meditation challenge? Click here for a copy of the printable calendar then tick off every day you complete!** Right… you're going to have to excuse me getting a bit ‘new age’ on you, but I want to talk about meditation. In February 2015 I spent a month in a meditation retreat in Guatemala. What … Continue reading 5 things I want to tell you about meditation