Benefits of Eating Mindfully
Mindfulness while eating means focusing on the food only. With every bite explore the visual appeal, the flavors, the smell, the form, and the texture. Chew slowly, think about and be grateful for everyone involved in getting that morsel to your table.
You will feel fuller on less food.
Promotes better digestion. Digestion starts with chewing.
Gratitude leads to a more positive outlook.
Sets a stress-free tone for the day and lowers cortisol, the body's stress hormone.
Tends to help you make better food choices throughout the day.
Practicing singular focus increases that skill for other areas of life.
Your challenge is to be mindful while eating your next meal. No distractions, no phone. Just you and the sustenance which gives you energy to live your life.
Linda Short of Elle Short Coaching is a Goal Achievement Coach, certified health and life coach specializing in goal achievement. As a goal achievement coach, I help people struggling with where they are to create their own life story and take action toward their life vision. So that they can get unstuck, find joy in each and every day, and live their best life.
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