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Savor: Mindful Eating, Mindful Life Paperback – March 8, 2011
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World famous Buddhist author Thich Nhat Hanh teams up with Harvard's Dr. Lilian Cheung in this book which is sure to make you stop and think about your eating habits. The title says it all: Savor, Mindful Eating, Mindful Life.
Part One is "A Buddhist Perspective on Weight Control." In the first chapter we are presented with "The Four Noble Truths of Healthy Weight:" that being overweight or obese is suffering; that you can identify the roots of your weight problem (and here we are given numerous questions to contemplate); that reaching a healthy weight is possible; and that you can follow a mindful path to a healthy weight. "Mindfulness is a way of living that has been practiced over twenty-six hundred years by millions of people to help them transform their suffering into peace and joy," say the authors. "Applying mindfulness to your suffering with weight gives you a catalyst that you can draw on at will to change your behavior." We are asked to write a "mission statement for healthy weight and well-being."
In the second chapter we are challenged with the question of "When I eat an apple, am I really enjoying eating it? Or am I so preoccupied with other thought that I miss the delights that the apple offers me?" Uh, oh.Read more ›
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Great book. This is our second copy. Great insight on mindfulness.Published 18 days ago by Amazon Customer
This book is a wonderful way of looking at health and specifically diet.
Mindful eating is so incredibly important. It reminds me much of the Buddha diet. Read more
This book is wonderful. It explains mindfulness in relation to food. However it is really more about adopting a health way of life that can lead to better health, a more... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Charrlie
This is a must have for anyone that is wanting to lose weight and keep it off. Because we are always in a rush to do this, rush to complete this. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Meechie2
Wish I'd read the other reviews first. The two stars are for TNH's contribution. The 3 empty stars are for the co author and producer's choice of narrator. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Miss Myfilo
This is a very thought provoking book. It is good for your diet and mind. I have already read it tiwce and plan to purchase more from the same author.Published 6 months ago by Pip