Talk: Mindful Eating by Jan Chozen Bays (note: begins rather abruptly with a short chant)

Meditation: Mini-Meditation before Eating by Char Wilkins

Meditation: 10-minute Breath Awareness by Char Wilkins

We invite you to explore the books listed below.
These books are a few suggested resources which you can explore with as you travel the ME-CL path.

 

Mindful Eating: A Guide to Rediscovering a Healthy and Joyful Relationship with Food by Jan Chozen Bays

Mindless Eating by Brian Wansink

The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion: Freeing Yourself from Destructive Thoughts and Emotions by Christopher Germer and Sharon Salzberg

The Force of Kindness: Change Your Life with Love and Compassion by Sharon Salzberg

Women, Food and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything by Geneen Roth

The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher’s Life by Parker Palmer

Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life With the Heart of a Buddha by Tara Brach

The Mindful Brain: Reflection and Attunement in the Cultivation of Well-Being by Daniel Siegel

Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain and Illness by Jon Kabat-Zinn

The Zen of Eating by Ronna Kabatznick

Art of the Inner Meal by Donald Altman

Mindfulness in Plain English by Henepola Gunaratana

The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan

Eating the Moment by Pavel Somov

Eating Mindfully: How to End Mindless Eating & Enjoy a Balanced Relationship with Food by Susan Albers

Heal Thy Self: Lessons on Mindfulness in Medicine by Saki Santorelli

Mindfulness and the Therapeutic Relationship Edited by Steven Hick & Thomas Bien

There are many books and websites that explore mindfulness and mindful eating.  Just Googling the words “mindful eating” brings up over 2 million possibilities.  It doesn’t make sense for us to put long lists of anything here, rather we suggest you are thoughtful about what you take in to your mind, consider what you read with curiosity and question everything.  Then choose wisely what is best for you.  Here are links to short lists of books and websites we have found trustworthy. We invite you to explore this information.

The Center for Mindful Eating

UCSD Center for Mindfulness, Mindfulness Based Professional Training Institute

Great Vow Zen Monastery (this is Jan’s website)

A Mindful Path (this is Char’s website)

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