The holidays are here! Thanksgiving is less than a week away. Most Thanksgiving dinners are a whirlwind of food, socializing, food, family, football, food and more food. Avoiding overeating and remaining mindful to our bodies is a huge challenge amidst all the festivities.
For the entire day, I will eat with my non-dominant hand and I invite you to join me. What difference will this make? According to a blog article on CNN , University of Southern California researchers found eating with your non dominant hand reduces food intake by about 30%. It is easy to slip into autopilot with your dominant hand but using your non dominant hand breaks that cycle.
Try it for yourself and let me know how it goes.
I am a marriage and family therapist and mindfulness and mindful eating teacher. My passion is helping others to heal their relationship with themselves, their bodies, food and other people.