Mindful Eating, Mindful Life: Savour Every Moment and Every Bite

Mindful Eating, Mindful Life: Savour Every Moment and Every Bite

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By (author) Thich Nhat Hanh, By (author) Lilian Cheung

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  • Publisher: Hay House UK Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 304 pages
  • Dimensions: 135mm x 216mm x 22mm | 381g
  • Publication date: 4 April 2011
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1848502702
  • ISBN 13: 9781848502703
  • Sales rank: 40,184

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Losing weight and maintaining a healthy body is not simply a matter of exercising more and eating less. It is the awareness of the present moment, the realisation of why we do what we do, that enables us to stop feeling bad and start changing our behaviour. With "Mindful Eating", world-renowned Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh and Harvard nutritionist Dr Lilian Cheung show us how to end our struggles with weight once and for all. Offering practical tools, including personalised goal setting, a detailed nutrition guide, and a mindful living plan, the authors help us to uncover the roots of our habits and then guide us as we transform our actions. "Mindful Eating" teaches us how to easily adopt the practice of mindfulness and integrate it into eating, exercise and all facets of our daily life, so that being conscious and present becomes a core part of our being. "Mindful Eating" not only helps us achieve the healthy weight and well-being we seek, but it also brings to the surface the rich abundance of life available to us in every moment.

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Author information

Thich Nhat Hanh is a Vietnamese Buddhist monk. His lifelong efforts to generate peace and reconciliation moved Martin Luther King Jr. to nominate him for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1967. He is the author of many books, including the classic Peace is Every Step and The Art of Power. He lives in France and travels worldwide leading retreats on the art of mindful living. Lilian Cheung D.Sc. RD is a lecturer and director of health promotion and communication at the Harvard School of Public Health's Department of Nutrition. Cheung has been a student of Thich Nhat Hanh since 1997.

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As all of Thich Nhat Hanh's books, this is one emits insight and mindfulness. Will definitely change your life if this is your purpose:) Great book!

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Among Buddhist leaders influential in the West, Thich Nhat Hanh ranks second only to the Dalai Lama. New York Times Thich Nhat Hanh shows us the connection between inner peace and peace on earth His Holiness the Dalai Lama It's refreshing to discover a diet book that isn't all about losing weight, but instead encourages savouring our food and properly nourishing both body and mind. Junior magazine Thich Nhat Hanh writes with the voice of the Buddha. Sogyal Rinpoche