Confronting Emptiness: Transforming Eating Disorders and Dysfunctional Food and Weight Problems Through Mindfulness and Meditation

  • March 09, 2013
  • 9:30 AM - 12:15 PM
  • Epworth United Methodist Church, 1953 Hopkins, Berkeley
Presenter: Shoshana Kobrin, LMFT

Epworth United Methodist Church
1953 Hopkins, Berkeley

People struggling with eating disorders and dysfunctional attitudes toward food, and weight are dissociated from their inner selves, their bodies, and the world, and feel empty within. Mindfulness and meditation are effective methods towards healing the eating disorder by enabling the dissociated parts of the self to become conscious. In some Eastern philosophies, emptiness (Śūnyatā) is seen as a state of stillness, inner peace, and silence – only too seldom found in our American way of life - leading to personal growth and enlightenment.

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