Menu
Log in

The Center for Mindful Eating

Log in

Food for Thought

Food for Thought

Food for Thought is our quarterly journal for mindful eating professionals.

Each issue of Food for Thought contains articles focusing on a mindful eating topic, an educational handout for clients, and either a scripted meditation practice or further exploration of the philosophical roots of mindful eating.

Food for Thought is free for TCME members.

Not a member? Join Today! | Member Benefits

Food for Thought Winter 2019: Weight Inclusivity

  • From Weight-Centric to Weight Inclusive, by Linn Thorstennson, NT, mNTOI
  • Breaking Down the Barriers of Bias, by Nicole Eikenberry, MS, RDN
  • A Weight Inclusive Approach to the Care and Feeding of Ourselves, by Jenna Hollenstein, MS, RN, CDN
  • Self Compassion Body Scan, by Jenna Hollenstein, MS, RN, CDN


Food for Thought Autumn 2018: Letting go of Food Rules

  • How Food Rules Influence Mindful Eating by Sandra Aamodt, PhD
  • The Healthy Diet Dilemma - Mindfulness by Lynn Rossy, PhD
  • Too many rules, little wisdom, and even less satisfaction by Claudia Vega, MD
  • Body Loving Kindness Meditation by Lynn Rossy, PhD


Food for Thought Summer 2018: Mental Health

  • Integrating Mindfulness into Mental Health Treatment, Sharon Theroux, Ph.D.
  • Weaving Mindfulness into Psychotherapy, Alice Rosen, MS Ed, LMHC
  • Improve Psychological Well-Being Through Mindfulness, Cecilia Clementi, Ph.D., Psych D
  • Meditation on the Three Levels of Experience, Cecilia Clementi, Ph.D., Psych D


Food for Thought Spring 2018 Social Dining: Mindfully Eating Together

  • Eating Out, Tuning In: From Mindless Overeating to Savoring with Awareness, Caroline Baerten, MA RD
  • The Challenges of Social Dining: How to Eat Mindfully When No Else Does, Cinzia Pezzolesi, PhD
  • Embracing the Joy of Eating for Happiness & Health, Marsha Hudnall, MS, RDN, CD


Food for Thought Winter 2018: Mindful Eating as Spiritual Practice

  • Understanding Mindful Eating as Spiritual Practice, Lynn Rossy, Ph.D.
  • Introducing the Spiritual Aspects of Mindful Eating to Others, Jan Chozen Bays, Roshi, MD
  • Creating a Sacred Space for Food, Mind and Body, Caroline Baerten, MA, RD
  • Saying Thank-you as a Guide to Opening Your Heart, Lynn Rossy, PhD


Food for Thought Autumn 2017: How Mindful Eating Nourishes Happiness

  • Emotional Superfoods: The Sublime Attitudes of Mindful Eating, Ronna Kabatznick, Ph.D.
  • Acceptance of What Is, a Nourishing Ingredient of Mindful Eating, Claudia Vega, MD
  • Four Ways to Nourish Happiness, Megrette Fletcher, M.Ed., RD, CDE
  • Meditation of Gratitude to Nourish Our Souls, Claudia Vega, MD




Food for Thought Summer 2017: Bouncing Back from Body Shame

  • Body-Image Shame: Causes, Consequences, and Resilience, Sandra Aamodt, Ph.D.
  • Breaking the 'Should' Habit, Megrette Fletcher, M.Ed., RD, CDE
  • What Can We Do With Shame? Caroline Baerten, RD, Educational Handout
  • Meditation: Promoting Body Acceptance: Listening to My Body by Megrette Fletcher, M.Ed., RD, CDE


Food for Thought Winter 2017: Starting Your Mindful Eating Journey

  • Sharon Theroux, Ph.D.: Establishing a Mindful Eating Practice
  • Caroline Baerten, RD: Formal Mindfulness Practice as the Foundation of Mindful Eating
  • Lynn Rossy, Ph.D.: BASICS of Mindful Eating
  • Educational Handout: BASICS of Mindful Eating, Lynn Rossy, Ph.D.
  • Plus: A Mindful Meal or Snack Meditation, Lynn Rossy, Ph.D.


Food for Thought Summer 2016: Eating Disorders

  • Kari Anderson, DBH, LCMHC, CEDS: The Role of Mindful Eating in the Treatment of Eating Disorders
  • Caroline Baerten, MA, RD: From Anorexic Eating Behaviors to Binge Eating
  • Claudia Vega, MD: Eating Disorders: A Guide to Share with Clients, Patients and Relatives


Food for Thought Spring 2016 Mindful Movement: Enhancing Ease and Joy

  • Beth Cotter, MPH, RDN: Fostering Connection from Disconnection
  • Claudia Vega, MD, M.S.: Children Balancing Body and Mind through the Practice of Yoga
  • Lynn Rossy, PhD: Incorporating Delicious Movement Into Your Life


Food for Thought Autumn 2015 Medical Illness: Empower Your Health with Mindful Eating

  • Lilia Graue MD: Mindful Eating and Medical Illness
  • Mary Farhi MD: Creating Wellness - Working with Illness through Mindful Eating
  • Marsha Hudnall, MS, RD: Making Peace with Dietary Restrictions


Food for Thought Summer 2015 Meditation and Mindful Eating: Nourishing Awareness

  • Shirley Kessel, RYT: Embodying the Practice of Mindful Eating Through Meditation
  • Lynn Rossy, PhD: Chew on This - Putting it into Practice
  • Cinzia Pezzolosi, PhD: From Food to Awareness - A Radical Act of Self-care


Food for Thought Spring 2015 Sustainability

 Spring 2015

  • Food, Sustainability, and the Role of Mindfulness, Caroline Baerten, RD
  • How Can Mindful Eating Promote a Sustainable Food System? Megrette Fletcher, MEd, RD, CDE
  • Sustainability: A Comparison of Mindless Food Purchase and Consumption, Cheryl Wasserman, LPC, NCC



Food for Thought Winter 2015 Self-Compassion: Nourishing the Heart

  • Caroline Baerten, RD : Food, Nourishment, and the Need for Self-Compassion
  • Lilia Graue, MD: Practice Suggestions for a Self-Compassion Approach
  • Marsha Hudnall, MS, RDN, CD: Self-Compassion: The Often Missing Ingredient in Healthy Eating


Food for Thought Autumn 2014 Anxiety & Food

  • Char Wilkins, MSW, LCSW: On a Scale of All or Nothing, How Anxious Are You?
  • Jan Chozen Bays, MD, Zen Roshi: Anxiety Can Prevent us from Eating Mindfully
  • Caroline Baerten, RD: Full Living in the Turmoil of Anxiety





TCME is a member and donation supported 501(C)3 non-profit organization. We depend your generosity to make our mindful eating programs available. Make a tax deductible contribution on our donation page

The Center for Mindful Eating

P.O. Box 4286

Portsmouth, NH 03802

info@tcme.org

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software