It is our annual Mindful Eating Challenge. We do this in February for two reasons. Honestly, the shortest month of the year is appealing if you are going to do a food challenge. But also, many of us tend to set healthy goals in January. Many of us have lost track of those goals by February. This is a second reset—a reminder.
I know one of my goals for January was to stop distracted eating—not scrolling through social media, watching TV, or working through meals. It lasted one and a half weeks.
This month is not about pressure. You may or may not do your goal perfectly. The point is to pick something you’d like to change/think about/learn about the food you consume and how it fuels you and makes you feel.
In the past, I always gave up sugar for the month of February. Almost no one wanted to do that with me. So a couple years ago at the advise of Stephanie Tishler from Tishler Coaching Services we changed this to the Mindful Eating Challenge. It’s now much more popular.
You can pick anything you want to focus on. Here […]