I honestly can’t remember what I was eating. I remember the project I was working on, and the emails I responded to, but I barely remember the meal itself. Because I ate it so quickly that it was a blip in my day. This is a post for all the workaholics and fast eaters out there (myself included).
Although I can’t remember the meal, I do remember the sluggish feeling I had all afternoon. I did some research to figure out exactly why eating too quickly can be bad, or rather, why eating slowly is so much healthier.
1. Reduce Stress
I recommend 5-10 minutes of mindfulness to many of my clients dealing with stress. They struggle even to find those 10 minutes. Lunch time is easily transformed into a meditative practice when you bring thoughtfulness and patience to eating your food. Bring awareness to each bite and chew with patience.… Read the rest