1. Eat only when hungry – hunger is in the mouth digestion and parasitic activity is in the gut. You have to be mindful and embodied to notice this. Juice cleansing and water fasting can help you to train your body into noticing this again.
2. Be present when you eat. Drop into your body first and find gratitude.
3. Be mindful and not distracted – no phones, reading, driving, walking when eating.
4. Chew Chew Chew slowly to start digestion in the mouth.
5. Stop when you are full. Observe if you must finish it. Or you must leave some. Stay curious what that’s about?
6. Observe the story in your mind – I wish it was….Don’t tell me what to eat….I must control myself…..I’ll always be….I shouldn’t be…..I’m worried about…..
7. Observe what age you are when this story started. Who’s running your eating now? Your 5 year old self or your 13 year old self?
8. Thank the story and voices but say No Thank You!
9. Praise your wins around food. Even the witnessing and observations. See your progress. Be kinder to yourself. Less critical.
10. Do not label foods as good or bad or restricted or allowed. Allow yourself full freedom, but choose to love yourself enough to nourish your body with nutritious foods that will give you energy and make you feel alive. Ask yourself how you want to feel and ask yourself what foods give you that feeling. If it’s chips and coke then so be it till you adjust your body.
11. Don’t give yourself goals and time lines. Eat intuitively if you start a juice cleanse and only do 1 day praise that not what you didn’t do.
12. Move between cleansing and detoxification and rebuilding and maintenance so you don’t feel deprived or restricted and you can still enjoy life.
13. Love your binges and numb outs or unconscious eating times. They served you and may still need to serve you till you build up your mindset and energy tools. Take to control and critical voice away and enjoy your coffee/wine/nachos mindfully using the above steps till the charge has gone and you move away instinctively- not through force or control.
14. Remove Salts Oils Sugars to give your body chance to digest and really sense when it’s full.
15. Take bite size steps that will be lifelong practices not quick fixes, unless you need to remove a symptom fast and want to jump into to mucus free/ high raw/ high fruits/ juice cleansing.
16. Make a small step towards food breaks – I Day a week jurist juices or just water. 3 days a month fruits only. What ever you can achieve to keep moving forward that’s achievable.
17. Notice where you are pinching yourself self off from feelings or emotions by eating . How are you numbing from source/god/self f by eating to Create a fullness that you are not getting from going within ?
18. Eat till satiated and satisfied not over full.
19. Eat with joy and gratitude.
20. Eat with others when you can and not in your car or in secret.