Savor Every Bite
Mindful Ways to Eat, Love Your Body, and Live with Joy
Published by: New Harbinger Publications
Imprint: New Harbinger Publications
232 Pages, 5.00 x 7.00 x 0.00 in
- Published: May 2021
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!
“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
—Tara Brach, author of Radical Acceptance and Radical Compassion
“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
—Shauna Shapiro, PhD, author of Good Morning, I Love You
“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
—Karen R. Koenig, LCSW, MEd, award-winning international author of eight books on eating, weight, and body image (https://www.karenrkoenig.com)
“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
—David Richo, PhD, author of Triggers: How We Can Stop Reacting and Start Healing
“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
—Jenna Hollenstein, MS, RDN, nutrition therapist, meditation teacher, and author of Eat to Love
“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®) mindful eating book is filled with delicious bites of insight, compassion, and wisdom that you will savor reading.”~Megrette Fletcher, MEd, RD, CDCES
—Megrette Fletcher, MEd, RD, CDCES, mindful eating pioneer, diabetes care and education specialist, author, and cofounder of The Center for Mindful Eating
“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
—Alexis Conason, PsyD, CEDS-S, founder of The Anti-Diet Plan and author of The Diet Free Revolution
“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
—Deborah Adele, author of The Yamas and Niyamas