It can be hard to figure out how to stop something that you are doing automatically or without paying attention, but shifting from mindless to mindful eating can lead to tremendous changes with overeating, weight, and your health. Here are five steps to break the autopilot eating cycle and stop mindless eating.
The moment you become aware that you are eating mindlessly, it's hard not to "see" it anymore. When you sit on the coach robotically eating chips or at a bar popping peanuts into your mouth, you recognize the behavior right away. This little inner voice speaks up and says, "Hey, I am mindlessly eating right now!"