Mindfulness Based Intuitive Eating

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Mar 13, 2022 | Events | Workshops | National
Mindfulness Based Intuitive Eating
Virtual (Zoom, FB, Youtube, etc) 20/03/2022 26/06/2022 Starts 19:00 Ends 21:00 780 NIS

My name is Laurie Duitch and I am a Clinical Dietitian, Certified Intuitive Eating counselor, Mindfulness and Mindful Eating Instructor and Body Image coach.

My Mindfulness Based Intuitive Eating program is a 13 session course that is designed to help you develop a trusting, kind and caring relationship with your body, and the foods that both nourish and nurture it.

In this program mindfulness practices are introduced in order to encourage you to cultivate a non-judgmental awareness of your internal and external experience, facilitate your ability to best meet your physical and emotional needs (Intuitive Eating) and grow your ability to appreciate, respect and take care of your body (Body Image Resilience).

Intuitive Eating is not a diet. Diets don’t work long term for the vast majority of people and have many negative short and long term consequences, including disordered eating, weight cycling and weight gain (aka yoyo dieting), anxiety, depression and a general inability to connect and respond to body cues.Intuitive Eating is a ‘self care eating’ framework.

The principles of Intuitive Eating are not diet rules; rather they are guidelines for how to move away from the culture of dieting, towards a life where you are able to listen and respond to your needs for both nourishment and nurturance. Intuitive Eating can be life changing because it teaches you how to connect with, and respond to, the physical and emotional states of your body.

In spite of fears to the contrary, intuitive eaters consume a wide variety of foods, have overall improved health markers, experience increased satisfaction from eating, and have a lower risk of developing eating disorders.

Mindfulness practices support you as you give up the diet mentality and experiment with the principles of Intuitive Eating. The regular practice of mindful eating, which taps into the ancient wisdom of mindfulness, is the key to establishing a healthier and more joyful relationship with food. Other mindfulness practices such as meditations that increase your ability to tune into your body’s internal wisdom, and compassion practices, are integral parts of the program as they are powerful and effective tools for accessing body wisdom, increasing the enjoyment around food and eating, improving body image, coping with emotions and reducing stress.

The program includes 13 weekly, 90 minutes live sessions on Zoom.

My next group will be starting the week after Purim on Sunday, March 20th at 7:30 pm. The cost of the program is 780 shekels (60/meeting).During this comprehensive program, you will:
- Learn (re-learn) to trust your body to guide your food choices in ways that promote health, vitality and general well-being.
- Cultivate a non-judgmental curiosity around your experience with body image, eating behaviors and food choices.
- Become aware of the habitual patterns that result in mindless eating and make food decisions from a place of awareness and presence.
- Learn how mindful eating can increase the enjoyment and satisfaction you experience by eating.
- Learn to listen to and honor your bodies’ cues for hunger and fullness.
- Learn to enjoy all foods without feelings of remorse, shame or guilt.
- Stop fearing and moralizing foods. Instead, relax and pay attention to how foods make you feel both physically and emotionally.
- Lower the frequency and intensity of food cravings by breaking free from the Diet-Binge cycle.
- Expand your repertoire of ways to cope with stress and other difficult emotions that contribute to food cravings.
- Learn how to balance joyful movement with a gentle approach to nutrition and health.
- Create a more confident, pleasurable and affirming relationship with your body.
- Learn self compassion skills and begin to treat yourself as you would a friend or loved one.
- Discover what is important in life, and go for it.If you are interested or want more information, you can contact with me by phone, SMS or Whatsapp at 052-5714980 or email me at [email protected] I look forward to meeting you.


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