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Mindful Eating For Dummies by Laura Dawn

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Chapter 5

Cultivating a Supportive Mindful Eating Mindset

In This Chapter

arrow Fostering beneficial and supportive attitudes for your mindful eating journey

arrow Understanding the power of acceptance

arrow Practicing self-compassion as fuel for motivation

arrow Facing challenges with gratitude

I’m going to let you in on a secret: your current attitude is more important and more valuable to you than what you did or didn’t do in the past, how much you know about mindful eating and what your current circumstances are.

Cultivating a positive mindset is enormously beneficial for your mindful eating journey. The good news is that you can choose what attitude you want to embrace in your life – even on a moment-to-moment basis.

A mindset is an established set of mental attitudes. The different attitudes that you foster and strengthen together make up what is referred to as your mindset. In this chapter I explore the attitudes that support eating mindfully.

Cultivating Your Garden of Mindful Attitudes

Just as your behavior can become automatic and mindless, as I explain in Chapter 3, so too can your attitudes ...

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