Mindful Eating Course

This 4 week course is for anyone who wants to change their relationship with food in order to support their physical, psychological and mental well-being. You will learn how to reduce emotional eating and become more mindful of your eating patterns. This course is run over 4 weekly 1 hour sessions, with exercises to do in between the weekly sessions and handouts each week. 

Details of Upcoming Mindful Eating Courses

Thursdays from 8 April to 29 April 2021 6.30-7.30pm

Kelson Community Centre, 5A Timaru Grove, Kelson, Lower Hutt

To Book- email mindful_life@outlook.co.nz or contact me 027-677-8783

Cost $46 (includes GST)

Course Content

Session 1- The Science of Mindfulness

  • Introduction to mindfulness, mindful eating and its benefits
  • How to integrate mindfulness and mindful eating into your daily life
  • Mindful eating exercise

Session 2- The Science of Emotions

  • How emotions can impact our eating behaviours 
  • How to deal with cravings and difficult emotions mindfully
  • Mindful eating exercise

Session 3- The Science of Behaviour and Habits

  • Understand and become aware of unhelpful eating patterns and habits
  • Strategies to deal with binge eating, over-eating and mindless eating
  • Mindful eating exercise

Session 4- The Science of Gratitude and Self-Compassion

  • How gratitude and self-compassion are related to mindful eating
  • Develop your capacity for gratitude and self-compassion
  • Mindful eating exercise

Questions you may have

  • Do we sit or lie down for the mindfulness exercises?
    • The mindfulness exercises make up 10- 15 mins of each session and will be done seated in chairs
  • What should I wear?
    • Wear comfortable clothing
  • What should I bring?
    • Pen and paper if you wish to take notes
    • A session handout will be emailed to you each week
  • When is payment required?
    • Payment is required prior to the course starting, or you can pay on the first session if you let me know in advance
    • There are no refunds if you miss a session- as your place on the course has been reserved for you
  • What if I miss a session?
    • I will email you any handouts or information from the session