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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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 and conscious living should be joyful processes for you. Every day find new ways to care for yourself lovingly. This is the beginning to transforming yourself inside and out, from the inside out… 1. Do visioning exercises – imagine yourself enjoying food to nurture yourself, to provide nutrition and pleasure… 2. Send yourself…

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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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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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Conscious eating: this is where you have to notice that you are really there when you eat. This may sound easy, but actually it’s the big one. Most of the food we eat sneaks by us. The bag of cookies just disappears. The plate of food cleans out during conversation. The tray of brownies turns…

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by Andrea Albright Have you ever tried to starve yourself in pursuit of weight loss? Maybe you learned it from a magazine, a celebrity, or some other “dieter” that told you that was the fastest way to lose weight… “I just stopped eating so much food, and I got skinny” is what we hear all…

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by Andrea Albright This belly fat tip is really quick and a little weird. … Notice how you’re sitting or standing right now. Are the tops of your shoulders “hunched forward”? Are your shoulder blades sticking out your upper back? Take a moment to look down at your shoulders if you can. And ask yourself…

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