Improve Adolescent’s Self-Compassion and Reduce Emotional Eating with Mindful Parenting

Improve Adolescent’s Self-Compassion and Reduce Emotional Eating with Mindful Parenting   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “Interestingly, parents who simply had higher trait mindfulness did not see significantly better outcomes for their kids, suggesting that being mindful and being a mindful parent may be two different things.” – Jill Suttie   Raising children, parenting, is […]

Reduce Eating with Mindfulness

Reduce Eating with Mindfulness   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “Eating as mindfully as we do on retreat or in a mindfulness course is not realistic for many of us, especially with families, jobs, and the myriad distractions around us. . . So have some self-compassion, and consider formal mindful eating on retreat […]

Improve Eating Behavior with Mindfulness

Improve Eating Behavior with Mindfulness   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “Mindful eating involves paying full attention to the experience of eating and drinking, both inside and outside the body. We pay attention to the colors, smells, textures, flavors, temperatures, and even the sounds (crunch!) of our food. We pay attention to the experience […]