Category Archives for "Mindfulness"

Mindfulness is the psychological process of bringing one’s attention to experiences occurring in the present moment.

It can be developed through the practice of meditation and other training.

But it does not begin with meditation.

After all, you cannot concentrate on meditation if your body is not well fed and in balance.

At Metabole Wellness, we believe that everything begins with nutrition; and a sound understanding of the relationship between the food you consume and your mental state.

If you feed your body “badd stuff” your body will repay you in a “bad way”. You will end up with a foggy mind, preventing any successful meditation!

Learn about mindfulness the right way from Metabole Wellness.

Mindful Eating: Four Ways to Nourish Happiness

Mindful Eating
Four Ways to Nourish Happiness

Do you want to be happy?

Everyone wants to be happy. The desire is part of our biology and hard-wired into our brain. But the reason why happiness arises is varied and complex.

Many people think that you find happiness; however, happiness isn’t a thing, so it is never lost.

Happiness is an experience, and the conditions for you to have the experience of happiness are surprisingly common. 

Here are four ways mindful eating can help nourish the conditions for happiness, which are already all around you.

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Slow Eating Improves Health & Wellbeing

Slow Eating Improves Health & Wellbeing

The benefits of slow eating include better digestion, better hydration, easier weight loss or maintenance, and greater satisfaction with our meals.

 Meanwhile, eating quickly leads to poor digestion, increased weight gain, and lower satisfaction.

The message is clear: Slow down your eating and enjoy improved health and well-being.

When you eat slowly, you digest better.

You lose or maintain weight more easily.

Yet you also feel more satisfied with each meal.

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Sitting Too Much Is Bad For You

Sitting Too Much Is Bad For You

Jobs often require an employee to sit down for long periods of time. Most employees, after work, spend time at home sitting down in front of the television or computer, and stay there unless they feel the need to eat or use the toilet. This defines a sedentary life – a daily routine of physical inactivity, which almost always leads to chronic diseases such as obesity, type-2 diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases. Researchers from the National Institute for Health Research Leicester Biomedical Research Center (NIHR-LBRC) found more evidence that sitting for prolonged periods of time causes an increase in adiposity.

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Positive Psychology: How To Be Realistic About “Staying Positive”

Positive Psychology:
How To Be Realistic About "Staying Positive"

For most of us, the new year ushers in a decision to be happy and to be positive. The current cultural emphasis is on positive psychology - a new and important approach. Studies from this field emphasise strengths instead of weaknesses.

But the common paradigm of "happiness is a choice" and "stay positive" sometimes causes more emotional harm than good. In pursuit of "positive vibes", many people can experience shame for being human. We deny the important outcomes of painful and negative experiences.

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The ONLY New Year’s Resolutions You Need To Be Making

6 Realistic New Year's Resolutions EVERYONE Can Make

Every year, countless individuals make new year's resolutions.

Whether they write objectives or make a mental note, many (if not most) objectives are weight-loss or fitness-related. 

In fact, dropping weight is the number 1 aim of "resolutioners". 

That is OKAY. 

A goal to pursue is wonderful. 

But we've discovered that individuals are not always reasonable in their goal-setting or are too harsh on themselves.

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