Hey there, I’m Syed. In today’s blog we will be talking about mindful eating. It is technique that helps you to eat consciously and prevents you from binge eating.
In today’s blog we will be answering these questions!
- What is mindfulness?
- Why it is important?
- What is mindful eating?
- How mindful eating will benefit us?
- How do you actually get mindful?
- Mindfulness and weight loss
What is mindfulness?
Mindfulness is the process of being conscious. That was simple definition but what does it mean. It means staying aware of the things around in the present moment, it also means paying attentions to thoughts and feeling them without judging them.
Why is it important?
Following mindfulness is important. Practicing mindfulness can help you to increase your ability to regulating your emotions, decreasing stress, increase in memory power, it also helps you in decreasing in anxiety and depression. It also helps you keep your attention for long time and observe your thoughts. ( check out this post https://centerforchange.com/why-be-mindful/ to know more about the benefits of mindfulness)
What is mindful eating?
Mindful eating is the technique of having your food consciously. By eating consciously i mean eating without having any kind of distraction. When you’re having your meal make sure you enjoy it, keep your mobile phone aside, feel how the food tastes like, try to figure out the ingredients of the food. Focus on the thoughts which are coming about the food. (There are other eating tips on http://ifoodnfitness.com be sure to check them out)
How mindful eating will benefit us?
- Not only it helps us preventing binge eating throughout the day but also helps in weight loss.
- It also helps us reducing hunger pangs and helps us find out if we are actually hungry or we are just too emotional to eat.
- It also helps to make eating an intentional act instead of an automatic one.
- Gives your eyes a break from TV and mobile screen.
How do you get mindful?
Being mindful is not a great deal it involves simple steps:
- Stay away from screen for a while.
- Try to focus on your breaths
- Engaging your senses
- Try to understand your thoughts
Mindfulness and weight loss
Mindfulness is one of the most powerful tool present in today’s world. It can help achieve human heights the no one has ever thought of. Almost all the successful people of the world including Elon Musk, Nicola Tesla, Bill gates, Dhirubhai Ambani everyone follows Mindfulness. Weight-loss is one of the many things that can be achieved through it. When you eat mindfully you stay away from all the screens and you concentrate on the food, you feel it. Feeling the food will help fool the mind and make you feel full easily. This will prevent you from overeating thus helping you to stay within your caloric goals.
My take on Mindfulness.
Mindful eating is one of the best tools available with humankind. How you use it depends in you. I myself practice Mindfulness and this have done miracles for me. I would recommend using mindfulness to you guys and take the best of it.