What’s Your First 2011 Eating Experience?
My first 2011 eating moment: a (tennis-ball sized) turnip in my hand (good enough for throwing, good enough for eating); imperfectly spherical (like a weathered, scuffed polyurethane skateboard wheel) with white and purple “tread,” still cold (out of the fridge); with stinging subtle sweetness, texture of a very unripe Bosc pear. I think I’ll have another one and make a breakfast out of this root. Who knows, I might just feel rooted and grounded for a whole year…
Was your first 2011 eating experience a mindless or a mindful one? Do share your experience!
It’s simple, really. First, look at your food (I looked at the turnip in my hand and saw a skateboard wheel), and then look at yourself (introspectively) to notice this eating moment (in my case today, the texture of a turnip reminded me of the texture of a pair).
Bite into the moment to have a taste of what is. And, of course, it helps to track mindfuls.
Mindful Eating to you in 2011 and on!
Somov, P. (2011). What’s Your First 2011 Eating Experience?. Psych Central. Retrieved on May 29, 2015, from http://blogs.psychcentral.com/mindful-living/2011/01/whats-your-first-2011-eating-experience/