About the Book
Diet culture has sabotaged our relationship with food and our bodies. As a result, many of us are confused--attaching shame to our food choices and judging our bodies. It's time to break free! Savor Every Bite
offers powerful mindfulness and self-compassion practices to help readers savor food, soothe difficult emotions, find joy in every moment, and focus on loving their bodies for greater well-being.
Savor your food, soothe difficult emotions, and enjoy every moment with powerful mindfulness practices!
Do you turn to food when you're feeling bored, depressed, or anxious? Do you judge your body for not fitting into some ideal shape or size? If so, you aren't alone. Diet culture has sabotaged our relationship with food and our bodies. As a result, many of us are confused--attaching shame to our food choices and judging our bodies. It's time to break free!
Savor Every Bite offers powerful mindfulness and compassion practices for soothing difficult emotions and cultivating positive coping strategies. From psychologist and mindful eating expert Lynn Rossy, this book provides daily tips and tools for whole-body healing--including how to eat mindfully, move your body in ways that feel delicious, and live with greater ease and joy.
With this guide, you'll learn mindfulness skills to help you navigate the difficulties of daily life and cultivate a lasting sense of calm, clarity, and profound happiness. It's time to start savoring your life!
"Savor Every Bite
hits all the right notes. Its goal is to teach readers not only how to recover from dysregulated eating but how to enjoy life more. Rossy does this by laying out a path to whole-body engagement using thoughts, feelings, and senses. Guiding the reader through a five-step process and simple, targeted practice exercises, this empowering book makes change seem less frightening and more doable." --Karen R. Koenig, LCSW, MEd
, award-winning international author of eight books on eating, weight, and body image (https: //www.karenrkoenig.com)--Karen R. Koenig, LCSW, MEd
"Savor Every Bite
is a handbook to life that is taught one bite at a time. Its five-step approach to mindful eating is an essential guide to discover the present moment. The book provides a life-affirming, health-supporting approach to stop worrying about food and start enjoying eating. This much-needed Health at Every Size (HAES(R)) mindful eating book is filled with delicious bites of insight, compassion, and wisdom that you will savor reading." --Megrette Fletcher, MEd, RD, CDCES
, mindful eating pioneer, diabetes care and education specialist, author, and cofounder of The Center for Mindful Eating--Megrette Fletcher, MEd, RD, CDCES
"Savor Every Bite
is an engaging, well-written, and easy-to-digest guide filled with thoughtful practices that will not only help you change your relationship with food, but your life overall. Rossy is a well-recognized expert in the field of mindful eating, and she doesn't hold back in sharing her wisdom with her readers." --Alexis Conason, PsyD, CEDS-S
, founder of The Anti-Diet Plan and author of The Diet Free Revolution
--Alexis Conason, PsyD, CEDS-S
"A beautiful and poetic guide to awakening our senses, inhabiting our bodies, and opening our hearts to the richness of life. I highly recommend!" --Shauna Shapiro, PhD
, author of Good Morning, I Love You
--Shauna Shapiro, PhD
"Anyone who has ever fought, planned, gobbled, tried to control, or in any way felt at the mercy of food will appreciate the kindness and sanity with which Lynn Rossy approaches this topic. Leaving the dictates of diet and helplessness behind, Rossy gives the reader permission to listen to their own body and engage in a vital and intimate relationship with the food they eat." --Deborah Adele
, author of The Yamas and Niyamas
"I love these bite-sized chapters and embodied practices. You can read all you like about mindfulness, but it won't take root until you feel it in your body. Lynn Rossy's Savor Every Bite
helps you do just that with compassion, the benefits of her personal experience, and the backing of scientific data!" --Jenna Hollenstein, MS, RDN
, nutrition therapist, meditation teacher, and author of Eat to Love
--Jenna Hollenstein, MS, RDN
"This book takes a compassionate look at our lifetime relationship to food and eating. We find ways to identify the authentic need behind our cravings. Rossy gives us doable practices to bring a mindful pause to our food choices and a mindful attentiveness to our bodies, too. I was also impressed by how we can find the Dharma on a table or in a mirror." --David Richo, PhD
, author of Triggers: How We Can Stop Reacting and Start Healing
--David Richo, PhD
"When we bring a mindful attention to what we truly hunger for, we enter a path of authentic healing. Savor Every Bite
is an outstanding guide to transforming our relationship with food and learning to nourish our spirit." --Tara Brach
, author of Radical Acceptance
and Radical Compassion
About the Author Lynn Rossy, PhD
, is a licensed clinical psychologist and author of The Mindfulness-Based Eating Solution
. She developed Eat for Life, a research-based mindful eating program that helps you end overeating, appreciate your body, and savor your life. She is president of The Center for Mindful Eating.