Mindful Eating, Mindful Life - Thich Nhat Hanh and Lilian Cheung PhD
How Mindfulness Can End Our Struggle with Weight Once and For All
Mindfulness is an approach to living that helps us be in the here and now - and to end our battle with weight once and for all. In this book, the authors show you how to easily adopt the practice of mindfulness and integrate it into your eating habits, physical activity and all other facets of your daily life to achieve the healthy weight and wellbeing you seek. Learn how to:
- Identify the roots of your eating habits and weight issues
- Resolve typical eating problems such as emotional eating, skipping meals, speed-eating and eating at night
- Dissolve barriers and challenges that prevent physical activity, such as having no time, being too tired or feeling unconfident
- Eat and drink in a way that nourishes, energizes and heals your body
Mindful Eating, Mindful Life will not only help you to improve your weight and maintain a healthy body, it will teach you how to make mindfulness a core part of your being so that you find peace andfulfilment in all areas of your life.
THICH NHAT HANH
Thich Nhat Hanh is a Vietnamese Buddhist monk. His lifelong efforts to generate peace and reconciliation moved Martin Luther King Jr. to nominate him for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1967. He is the author of many books, including the classic Peace is Every Step and The Art of Power. He lives in France and travels worldwide leading retreats on the art of mindful living.
Lilian Cheung, DSC, RD, is a lecturer and director of health promotion and communication at the Harvard School of Public Health's Department of Nutrition. She is the coinvestigator at Harvard Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity and is also the founder and editorial director of The Nutrition Source,www.nutritionsource.org, the Harvard School of Public Health's nutrition web site for consumers, health professionals and journalists. Cheung has been a student of Thich Nhat Hanh since 1997.