Intentional eating sounds like an easy concept, but in reality can be hard to implement in this hurry-up world. It takes effort, practice and a lot of repetition before it takes hold. Below are some ideas to get you started.
One simple way to be fully aware during your meal is to ask yourself these questions before you start and throughout the meal or snack.
• What do I see?
• What do I hear?
• What do I smell?
• What do I taste?
• What am I touching or feeling?