…and read this YJ article that is not only informative but also beautifully-written. Dorothy Foltz-Gray explores how we come to crave certain comfort foods and how we can use mindfulness to satisfy not only our physical hunger but also our emotional needs. An excerpt:
We’ve lost the sense that comfort food is an act of love…We work hard and then get fast food. But how nice instead to sit for a minute and choose something that will make you feel whole again, like an orange. Or to ask, ‘What would restore me or give me a sense of who I am right now?’ That takes more than five minutes.