Emotional Intelligence: It refers to an individual’s capacity to control, express and be aware of the complexities of their emotions and relationships.

Emotional Intelligence Eating

Do you eat intelligently? Odds are you don’t.

Why? Because your pace of life and everyday demands dominate your consciousness when it comes to eating.

Our lifestyle impacts greatly on our overall health and wellbeing, which can lead to illness.

Eating is a fundamental part of your wellness. Not so much what you eat but how you eat!

When did you last take a bite of food and allow your senses to take control?

Can you honestly remember what sensations you experienced the during your last meal?

What does emotionally intelligent eating look like?

In basic terms it is savouring every bite, allowing your mind to feel it; experience it. Stopping between mouthfuls and allowing time to enjoy the emotions and sensations.

You become mindful of each bite

You allow your internal consciousness/awareness to evolve, you allow time.

Now this process requires no nutritional knowledge, no resources and no training. It is FREE and something we all should take advantage of.

Why?

Because we gain control of our nutrition intake, we listen to our body, we feed it the food it craves, and we become internally healthy.

What does emotional intelligent eating do?

You become aware of your hunger and fullness – manages weight naturally

You recognise how you eat and why you eat – prevents comfort eating

You become aware of impulsive eating – control sugar cravings

You fine tune your social eating – turn eating to a pleasure not a quick grab and go experience

You manage your emotions – deal with the cause of the emotion not the quick fix of food

You can reduce your stress levels – taking time to focus on your food allows you to step aware for a short time from your daily stress

You develop your inner motivation to eat better – make healthier food choices

When you’re deciding what to eat do you stop and really listen to your body? Do you consider the daily requirements your body needs depending on the demands of that day?

Start your eating process with the question “What do I feel like eating”. Using the word ‘feel’ allows the emotive part of the brain to become involved.  You want to make the process one of enjoyment, satisfaction, not laden with guilt and false promises of visiting the gym on the way home…. we know that won’t happen.

NBS in conjunction with Wild Wellness deliver workshops that include emotional intelligent eating.

What will you learn at the emotional intelligent eating workshop?
  • That no matter how educated you are or the level of knowledge you have about nutrition you can still struggle with making the correct healthy food choice.
  • Why making the right choice now will set you up for a healthier outlook in your future
  • Methods to eat mindfully and avoidance of overeating
  • Management of cravings
  • Tips to avoid stress

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