‘The rhythm of life is becoming faster and faster, so we really don’t have the same awareness and the same ability to check into ourselves,’ said Dr. Cheung, who, with the Vietnamese Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh, co-wrote Savor: Mindful Eating, Mindful Life. ‘That’s why mindful eating is becoming more important. We need to be coming back to ourselves and saying: ‘Does my body need this? Why am I eating this? Is it just because I’m so sad and stressed out?’
From a recent NY Times article ‘Mindful Eating as Food for Thought’ passed to me by Peter Kanning.