Do you want to establish a more peaceful relationship with food and your body?
Are you sick and tired of fad diets?
Whether you over-eat occasionally or struggle with chronic emotional eating and food addictions, this book can help you. You need not know anything about mindfulness to benefit from the powerful but simple techniques explained in this book.
This book provides:
An easy to follow eight-week programme based on mindfulness practices.
Audio meditations to support you.
Advice on overcoming the urge to binge eat.
Strategies to build self-esteem.
Techniques to cope with troubling emotions.
Guidance on dealing with body image issues.
Links to recent scientific research.
This book will help you to understand:
Why you want to eat when you are not hungry.
Why you have cravings for particular types of foods.
Why you find it hard to stop eating.
Why you judge yourself so harshly.
Why you use food to manage emotions.
Why food causes you so much worry and angst.
You will discover for yourself how much food and which types of foods are what your body needs. You will find out which foods you really do enjoy and that you can eat without guilt or worry.
The author has worked for thirty years in the 'helping professions', teaching, supporting and coaching people of all ages and backgrounds with issues such anxiety, stress, depression and problems with eating. She has worked in specialist units and hospital settings with people with eating disorders and coached people with problem eating and body image issues on a one to one basis. This book is a valuable synthesis of personal and professional experience.
If you want to free yourself from the misery of over-eating, guilt and shame, you need this book.