Today’s Monday Dose of Mindfulness post focuses on the benefits of bringing moment-to-moment awareness to a daily task. After all, what could be an easier way to build mindfulness into your daily routine than to practice mindfully completing a task that you would do anyway?
Many people have gotten into the habit of eating while doing other activities, such as watching television or working. Even when not multi-tasking, our thoughts may carry our attention away from the act of eating. These distractions prevent us from experiencing as much satisfaction from the food that we eat and frequently lead to overeating.