A Guide to Rediscovering a Healthy and Joyful Relationship with Food
By Jan Chozen Bays
(Shambhala Audio, Compact Disc, 9781611801385)
Publication Date: January 7, 2014
Other Editions of This Title: Paperback
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An audio edition of Jan Chozen Bays's landmark book on the power of mindfulness to cultivate healthy eating—read by the author herself.
Running time: 6.25 hours
The art of mindfulness can transform our struggles with food and renew our sense of pleasure, appreciation, and satisfaction with eating. Practiced for centuries in the Zen tradition, mindful eating is an approach that involves bringing one's full attention to the process of eating—to all the tastes, smells, thoughts, and feelings that arise during a meal. Whether you are overweight, suffer from an eating disorder, or just want to get more out of life, this book offers a simple tool that can make a remarkable difference.
Audiobook listeners will learn learn how to
• Tune in to the body's own wisdom about what, when, and how much to eat
• Eat less while feeling fully satisfied
• Identify habits and patterns with food
• Develop a more compassionate attitude toward struggles with eating
• Discover what we're really hungry for
JAN CHOZEN BAYS, MD, is a pediatrician and a Zen teacher (roshi). She has taught mindful eating for more than twenty years. Concerned by the rise in obesity and eating disorders among children and adults, she developed the Art of Mindful Eating workshop for individuals and healthcare professionals. She is also the author of How to Train a Wild Elephant: And Other Adventures in Mindfulness.