Learn to manage stress and develop a healthier relationship with food through Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Eating (MBSR-EAT) in this online event.
This interactive online event series combines mindfulness practices with evidence-based techniques to help you develop a healthier relationship with food and your body. Whether you struggle with emotional eating, body image issues, or simply want to improve your overall well-being, this event is for you. Through interactive sessions, guided meditations, and group discussions, you'll gain practical tools to bring mindfulness into your daily life. Don't miss this opportunity to nourish your mind, body, and soul!
Weekly beginning February 13
Week 1: Introduction to Mindfulness and Stress Awareness
In the first week of the program, we will focus on introducing mindfulness and stress awareness. We will explore the concept of stress and how it can affect our eating habits. Additionally, we will learn and practice two mindfulness techniques: the body scan and breath awareness. These practices can help us become more aware of our bodies and our breath, which in turn can help us manage stress more effectively.
Week 2: Foundations of Mindful Eating
In week 2 of the Foundations of Mindful Eating course, we will be delving into the concept of mindful eating. This involves cultivating awareness during meals and practicing various mindfulness exercises specifically designed for eating. By being present and fully engaged with our food, we can develop a healthier relationship with eating and make more conscious choices. Stay tuned for more detailed information and helpful tips on how to incorporate mindful eating into your daily life.
Week 3: Embracing Emotional Eating with Mindfulness
In week 3, we focused on recognizing emotional triggers and exploring mindful responses to emotional eating. By practicing mindfulness, we can develop emotional awareness and learn to respond to our emotions in a more mindful way. This can help us break free from the cycle of emotional eating and make healthier choices.
Week 4: Stress Reduction Techniques
In Week 4, we will be focusing on stress reduction techniques, specifically mindful movement and integrating mindfulness into daily life. Mindful movement, such as gentle yoga, can help alleviate stress and promote relaxation. Additionally, practicing mindful breathing can also be an effective way to reduce stress. By incorporating these mindfulness practices into our daily routines, we can cultivate a greater sense of calm and well-being.
Week 5: Advanced Mindful Eating Strategies
In Week 5, we will delve into advanced mindful eating strategies. One important aspect is portion control and satiety, which involves being aware of our body's signals of fullness and eating until we feel satisfied, not overly stuffed. Another key element is the art of mindful food choices, where we make conscious decisions about what we eat, considering factors such as nutritional value and personal preferences. Finally, we will explore mindfulness practices like sensory awareness and appreciation, which involve paying close attention to the taste, texture, and aroma of our food, enhancing our overall eating experience.
Week 6: Reflection and Integration
In week 6, we will reflect on progress and challenges, creating a sustainable mindful eating plan for the future. Overall, week 6 will be a time of reflection and integration, to help you work towards creating a healthier and more balanced lifestyle.
Participants in the program will have a variety of resources at their disposal, including readings, guided meditations, and other supportive materials. They will also be encouraged to engage in group discussions and share their experiences, fostering a sense of community and mutual support.
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