International Mindful Eating Day ~ January 28, 2016

Welcome to the third hour of Mindful Eating Day.  


We’ve shared some amazing presentations so far! So moving and personal as we dive deeper into this concept.  If you are curious to learn more about mindful eating and how to apply it in your life, consider membership to access a host of recorded programs, our Food for Thought library, and so much more! Join Today


Our third hour features videos by Linn Thorstensson, Alice Rosen, and 

a co-creation by Michelle May and Rebecca Johnson



A Journey of Self Discovery through Food and Eating

By Linn Thorstensson

Linn submitted this brief introduction of the benefits of mindful eating. "This is a creative visual expression of the journey one takes through using mindful eating from fullness to wholeness." Learn more about Linn by visiting her website: www.straightforwardnutrition.com


Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/pXbsjL0MBVg



Being Mindful of Our Relationship with Food

By Alice Rosen

Alice submitted an introduction of mindful eating based on her professional experience that review a principle of mindful eating. "I explore the importance of a healthy relationship with food, ask viewers to participate by self assessment and then, reflection on a time when they ate a difficult food, with which they have a disordered relationship."  You can learn more about Alice by visiting her website: www.TheConsciousCafe.org

Watch on YouTube: http://youtu.be/Offf1GJFLFY



Mindful Eating: Shifting the Focus from Weight to Well-being

By Michelle May and Rebecca Johnson

Michelle and Rebecca submitted a brief evidence based video explaining why traditional diet are not effective, and how the principles of mindfulness and mindful eating are effective at making lifelong changes.  "Mindful eating provides a sustainable non-diet, weight-neutral approach to eating, health and self-care that empowers people to fully invest in their lives and work." You can learn more about Michelle & Rebecca at:  http://amihungry.com/

Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/DRSuxJ9Ddj0


About Our Presenters

Linn Thorstensson is an Irish based Nutritional Therapist with a passion for health and healing through food and lifestyle. She has a particular interest in mindful eating in that she emphasizes getting back to basics to celebrate food and eating as the full nourishing experience it can be! www.straightforwardnutrition.com

Alice J. Rosen, LMHC, has been living and teaching about mindful eating since 1979.  She has a private practice in Concord, MA.   Alice is past Director of Education for Feeding Ourselves.  She offers weekend intensive workshops called the No-Diet Workshop and monthly Conscious Cafe' where people come to practice and support each other in mindful eating.  She has also created a 4 CD set which is a guide toward a healthy relationship with food.  www.TheConsciousCafe.org

Michelle May is the creator of Am I Hungry? LLC programs.  Rebecca Johnson is employed by Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating Programs and Training.  Rebecca Johnson, M.S. is the Director of Workplace Wellness for Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating Programs and Training. Rebecca has a 20 year career in health promotion including a variety of roles in health coaching, health education, group facilitation, exercise leadership, corporate wellness management, and health professional training. Her recovery from a disordered relationship with food, exercise, and body image has added invaluable insight into the struggles with food and weight that so many face and the mindfulness-based strategies that can provide relief and improve health and quality of life. http://amihungry.com

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