Mindful Eating Group - Niagara North Family Health Team
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Mindful Eating Group Resources

THANK YOU FOR REGISTERING FOR THE MINDFUL EATING PROGRAM.

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Week 1:

Weekly Challenges:

  • Practice using the 3 steps to problem solving for a problem you are currently facing in your life
  • Try abdominal breathing at home
  • Determine your 3 core health values
  • Work on your SMART (ER) goal

Use the documentation form below to record your weekly challenge information:


Week 2:

 
Avoid Dieting:

Check out this 12 minute video by Sandra Aamodt, a Neuroscientist who explains the science behind dieting and weight loss:

 
Movement Ideas:
 
Sleep Resources:
 
Self Compassion Resources
 
Self Care Check List

Weekly Challenges:

  • How will you practice self-kindness?
  • What are 3 areas of self care you would like to work on?  Try using the self care checklist
  • What self-nurturing activity will you do this week? Practice “3 things”
  • Continue to create and work on SMART(ER) goals

Use the documentation form below to record your weekly challenge information:

Week 3

Want to Learn more?
 Mindfulness Training
Specifically Mindful Eating Apps

These Apps are geared toward mindful eating but do have a fee.

  • Aim I hungry?
  • Mindful Eating tracker (iphone)
  • In the Moment (iphone)
Weekly Challenges:
  • Be aware of environmental eating triggers
  • Internal vs external triggers
  • Aim I hungry? Or Do I have the BLAHS?
  • Practice body scan
  • Practice mindful eating
  • Journal for awareness
  • Set a SMART(ER) goal

Use the documentation form below to record your weekly challenge information:

Weekly Challenge Documentation Form

Week 4:

Resources

Want to Learn More?

Weekly Challenges:

  • Continue to journal and practice mindful eating
  • Choose one way to re-engineer your food environment in order to reduce eating triggers
  • Continue to practice self-care and self-compassion
  • Use STOP to help manage food cravings
  • Practice using positive self talk
  • Practice using positive self affirmations
  • Try naming your emotion
  • Write a SMART(ER) goal

Use the documentation form below to record your weekly challenge information:

Week 5:

Resources:

Weekly Challenges:

COMING SOON!

Use the documentation form below to record your weekly challenge information: