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The Mindfulness-Based Eating Solution: Proven Strategies to End Overeating, Satisfy Your Hunger, and Savor Your Life

The Mindfulness-Based Eating Solution: Proven Strategies to End Overeating, Satisfy Your Hunger, and Savor Your Life

by Lynn Rossy PhD


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What are you really hungry for? Is it food, happiness, or something else? In this unique book, mindfulness expert Lynn Rossy offers a proven-effective, whole-body approach to help you discover the real reasons why you’re overeating.

In The Mindfulness-Based Eating Solution, Rossy provides an innovative and proven-effective program to help you slow down, savor each bite, and actually eat less. This unique, whole-body approach will encourage you to adopt healthy eating habits by showing you how to listen to your body’s intuition, uncover the psychological cause of your overeating, and be more mindful during mealtime.

If you find yourself eating without thinking, because you feel bored or sad, or simply because you’ve had a hard day, indulging here and there is understandable. But emotional eating can often spiral out of control, leading to problems in the long run. The whole-body program in this book will help you learn how to listen to your body’s needs, so that you can stay healthy and happy, without giving up your love for food. In fact, according to a recent study, women in the author's Eat for Life program reported higher levels of body appreciation and intuitive eating and lower levels of problematic eating behaviors than did the wait list comparison group.

If you want to embrace exuberant health and truly enjoy your food, the easy-to-use strategies in this book will show you how—one mindful taste at a time

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781626253278
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
Publication date: 07/01/2016
Pages: 232
Sales rank: 465,990
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Lynn Rossy, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist at the University of Missouri’s wellness program for faculty and staff. She developed Eat for Life, a mindfulness-based intuitive eating program that successfully helps people overcome eating issues, improve body image, and enhance weight loss. She is on the board of directors of The Center for Mindful Eating.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 You Can Have Your Cake and Eat It Too! 5

2 Taking Your Life Off Automatic Pilot 25

3 The BASICS of Mindful Eating 45

4 The Mindfulness Approach to Forbidden Food 81

5 Thoughts and Beliefs That Lead You Straight to the Fridge 105

6 What Are You Really, Really, Really Hungry For? 127

7 Moving in Ways That Feel Delicious 151

8 Making "Healthy Fast Food" in a Hurry-Up World 165

9 Enjoy Every Bite: How to Become a Conscious Connoisseur 181

10 Continuing on the Path of Mindful Eating and Living 195

Acknowledgments 205

References 207


Rossy resides in Columbia, MO.

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