It’s 4/20, and we all know what that means. If you’re indulging today, may your “holiday” be filled with movie marathons and delicious munchies. If you’re not partaking, why not take advantage of the movie marathons and munchies anyway? It’ a win/win situation.
More and more nutritionists are suggesting a practice called mindful eating as a way break these habits. So, what is mindful eating? Although it has only become popular recently, mindful eating is by no means new. The concept is rooted in Buddhist philosophy. It’s almost like a kind of meditation involving food.
• Sandra Bullock and Tom Cruise steal the show.
• Is Lindsay sitting down with Dr. Drew?
• What should you be wearing this season? Nude and black, ladies!
• What are your cravings trying to tell you?
• Ruh roh, Chace Crawford….
• Miley didn’t do anything wrong, y’all.
Attempting to lose weight can be seriously stressful when you feel like you have to follow a laundry list of rules—don’t eat after 7 pm, banish white flour, etc.—in addition to hitting the dreaded treadmill and the stinky weight-room. According to Women’s Health magazine, however, it’s possible to shed pounds successfully without listening to every piece of diet advice that gets thrown around (or, you know, printed in Women’s Health).
There have been countless instances where I’ve found myself shoveling nachos, ice cream or third helpings of dessert into my mouth. Realizing my own utter gluttony, I’ll drop the spoon or the cheesey chip and think, “What in god’s name am I doing?” Because the truth is I’m not even hungry.
When I Googled “things that are bad for me” and Chicken Pot Pie came up, I was surpri…