Ready to take a step toward feeling in control of your eating decisions? Let’s go through an exercise that will help you move toward conscious eating and achieving and maintaining the body you want. EXERCISE: Sit up or lie down, get comfortable. Take five deep breaths in quick succession. Take a slow deep breath. Take…

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The “conscious” in “conscious eating” is not about restricting yourself and giving yourself firm rules, it is about trusting yourself, trusting your computer, your body. Now, how do you both re-program the computer and step away from it? You do your affirmations, imaging, writing, positive thinking, while in the presence of the full awareness of…

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We are talking about an exercise that will take you one step closer to conscious eating, to being able to drop the weight you want to get rid of and to keep it off. The first part of the exercise asks you to be conscious of your body in the space you are in, and…

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When people tackle losing weight, they usually focus on goals, but with conscious eating, it’s about the journey. Happiness is an important part of that journey. Don’t save up for happiness. Don’t save the best for last. Don’t save the cookies for dessert. Don’t cheat yourself of what you can have in the moment. Don’t stall…

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Conscious eating is the path toward a healthy weight. Naturally thin people eat differently from the rest of us. They eat only when they’re hungry, they eat exactly what they want, they eat consciously–aware of what they’re eating and how it’s affecting their body, and they stop eating when they stop being hungry. Here Are Some…

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Last post, we talked about the fact that conscious eating requires body consciousness.  And we discussed spending time getting in touch with your body through conscious relaxation. As you become more in tune with your body, it will yield up its secrets to you. When you allow the part of you your attention has come…

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In these articles, we’ve been discussing how you can hold yourself back from the healthy practice of conscious eating, because of emotional fears.  And we’ve been going through ways to get past that fear and step away from the “computer.” At some point, the fear doesn’t run you anymore. It lives there, but it doesn’t…

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So, when I’m talking about the steps toward conscious eating, I’m really saying two opposite things at a time. One is to RE-PROGRAM THE COMPUTER. The computer being your brain. Reprogramming meaning turning your negative thoughts around into positive ones. Dwelling on the positive thoughts and letting the negative ones slide by. Writing affirmations, doing…

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The next step toward conscious eating is IMAGING, You create your own reality. In the most esoteric sense, if life “out there” is illusion, then it is created by our own thoughts. We are the center of the world, it is a manifestation of our imagination. If this seems a little far out, try this:…

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Few of us practice conscious eating. For a great many of us, eating has become a way of stuffing down feelings. The great emptiness we feel has to be filled somehow. A gap in nurturing has to be healed. And being touched and soothed and comforted by another doesn’t always do the trick. In fact, hardly…

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