Mindful eating and anorexia. Part 2

Emotional fullness and stomach satiety In the previous blog post I’ve addressed different steps when working with people with anorexia. Intrinsic motivation and readiness to change destructive eating habits is essential. If the behavior itself is not perceived as...

Mindful eating and anorexia. Part 2

Emotional fullness and stomach satiety In the previous blog post I’ve addressed different steps when working with people with anorexia. Intrinsic motivation and readiness to change destructive eating habits is essential. If the behavior itself is not perceived as...

The Mantra of Not Causing Harm

The Mantra of Not Causing Harm Primum non nocere is a Latin phrase that means “first, do no harm.” It is one of the principal ethical precepts that I –and all health care professionals throughout the world- was being taught in school. This fundamental...

The illusion of control

The Illusion of control   What we –as mindful eating teachers- often hear from participants is: “If I work hard enough, then I’ll get what I want (the perfect body and weight, a better relationship, a great job). A quite tricky statement. It actually says:...

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