Somewhere, someone, is rolling their eyes at the term - Mindful Eating. Look, I know meditation and mindfulness is a tough sell sometimes, but that’s not even what I’m selling here. In fact, I’m not selling anything. I’m sharing a fact. Mindful eating can be the beginning step to a healthier body and/or weight loss, should that be the goal.
I’ve been thinking about this idea of perfection lately. Seems like when I scan the social media world everyone’s lives look so perfect. Everyone looks gorgeous. Everyone is having amazing career success, creating the most amazing food, celebrating life in the most profound way, and taking the coolest vacations. Seems like from this point everyone looks perfect. The intelligent part of my brain understands that social media is just a highlight of what the rest of life is like. Even for me! But still, it seems perfect. Then I looked at my own feed. Am I portraying a perfect life to my friends, family, and followers? When someone asks me how I’m doing, am I sharing my truth in that moment? Here’s the truth….
The constant “on the diet” “off the diet” roller-coaster is doing major damage to our bodies, confidence, and mental well-being. I believe we should throw diets out the window! And start eating to be healthy, happy, and most of all, balanced. If you are considering a “diet” in 2019 read this before you decide.