"Y" Eat Healthy Discussion Group

Partnering with the North Attleboro YMCA, An Unlikely Story invites you to join the "Y Eat Healthy" Discussion Group focused on healthy eating and living! The group gathers at the bookstore and the North Attleboro YMCA in alternating months. We explore books, cookbooks, food literature, cooking methods, videos, and lifestyle changes centered on real, whole foods, and a balanced lifestyle.     

This Discussion Group is open to all -- omnivores to vegans -- who want to talk about food, health, cooking and balanced-living principles. We request that everyone remain curious and respectful of each other’s choices. Members of the group will share and discuss a variety of resources each month to keep the discussions dynamic and broad-based. Food tastings will be sprinkled in as well! An Unlikely Story offers a 10% discount on Discussion Group books in stock when bought during "Y Eat Healthy" meetings, although purchasing the books is not required for participation.    

Instead of focusing on one specific book, we've offered a list of possible books to peruse before -- and after -- our meeting (if you don't have time to look at the books, please join us anyway!)  Please feel free to share your favorite books on the topic of the month (by email to Bonnie or Jocelyn) so that they can introduce them to the group.    

November -- Tuesday, 11/12, 6:30 - 8:00 PM at AUS (Conference Room)

In November, please join us to discuss the practice of Mindfulness.  As we charge forward into the holidays, incorporating Mindfulness and Meditation into our daily lives can help alleviate some of the stress of the season.  Whether it's mindfully eating to avoid extra holiday pounds, or mindfully staying in the moment to avoid being overwhelmed.  Mindfulness is scientifically proven to reduce stress and increase contentedness.  We'll enjoy a guided mindful eating exercise as well as a short, guided meditation.  

Event date: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 6:30pm
Event address: 
An Unlikely Story (Conference Room)
Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life Cover Image
ISBN: 9781401307783
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Hachette Books - January 5th, 2005

The Relaxation Response Cover Image
ISBN: 9780380815951
Availability: Available to Order
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - February 8th, 2000

The Mind's Own Physician: A Scientific Dialogue with the Dalai Lama on the Healing Power of Meditation Cover Image
By Jon Kabat-Zinn (Editor), Richard J. Davidson (Editor), Zara Houshmand (With)
ISBN: 9781608829927
Availability: Available to Order
Published: New Harbinger Publications - September 1st, 2013

Mindful Eating: A Guide to Rediscovering a Healthy and Joyful Relationship with Food (Revised Edition) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781611804652
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Shambhala - November 21st, 2017

The Mindfulness-Based Eating Solution: Proven Strategies to End Overeating, Satisfy Your Hunger, and Savor Your Life Cover Image
ISBN: 9781626253278
Availability: Available to Order
Published: New Harbinger Publications - July 1st, 2016

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