‘Well Nourished’ Events and Retreats!
Cultivating True Nourishment, Mindful Eating and Self-care July 21, 2018
Spirit Rock Community Meditation Center, CA
This day retreat is designed to guide you back home to the wellsprings of nourishment inside of you. Through mindfulness, inquiry, lovingkindness, self-compassion, and mindful eating practices, you’ll learn skills to navigate cravings, however subtle, that lead us to seek nourishment outside of ourselves through food or other means that do not truly fulfill.
We will explore what true nourishment is and be introduced to the “Eight Bodies’ model of nourishment to cultivate a life that is fulfilling on all levels. You will learn practices to experience food as pleasure and nourishment, and to abide in true nourishment regardless of the circumstance.
Teachings are appropriate for health care professionals as well as the general public. Health care professionals will be able to incorporate the tools and practices offered in this program in ways beneficial to clients or patients. Continuing Education (CE) credit available. See below for attendance requirements and more information
Well Nourished: Mindful Eating and Sacred Living for Women Sept 23 - 25, 2018
Mt. Madonna Center, CA
This weekend retreat will explore the elements of a conscious life - Come nurture your relationship to food, your body and your life and leave feeling refreshed, renewed and inspired.
Cultivating True Nourishment: Mindful Eating and Living October 27, 2018
Insight Meditation Community of Washington
This daylong retreat is designed to guide you back home to the wellsprings of nourishment inside of you. Through mindfulness practices, meditation, inquiry, lovingkindness, self-compassion, gentle movement and mindful eating practices, guest teacher Andrea Lieberstein will teach you skills to navigate cravings and habits, however subtle, that lead you to seek nourishment outside of yourself through food or other means that do not truly fulfill.
Are you well nourished? – not just your body but your whole self? Or do you hunger for something more?
What if we were living a life where we felt well nourished physically, emotionally, psychologically, intellectually, socially, spiritually, and creatively?
Well Nourished, the first book from internationally known teacher, trainer and coach Andrea Lieberstein, offers tools and practices for mindful eating so that you no longer have to turn towards food to find what you are seeking. With step-by-step examples, tools, beautiful illustrations, meditations and mindful practices that can be individualized to your own unique needs, the book helps you get on track to living a balanced, happy and well-nourished life.
“You can live a fulfilling and joyful well nourished life. The Well Nourished Approach shows you how”
“Besides being full of deeply thoughtful and useful ideas and methods, this book is also very nurturing and beautifully designed. A jewel from a gem of a teacher.”
~ Rick Hanson, author of Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love and Wisdom
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Praise for Well Nourished
This is a wonderful book that integrates a practical and inspiring path to nourishing the whole self, honoring mind, body and spirit. Clear tools and mindful practices based on scientific research, wisdom practices and Andrea’s expertise are offered throughout that if followed open the door into living a life that is nourished, fun, resourced and whole – with food in its place as a source of nourishment not struggle.
~ Joan Borysenko, PhD author of Minding the Body, Mending the Mind
This book is medicine for your soul. It will take you on a journey exploring the different aspects of your self, showing you how to receive deep nourishment and be happy from the inside out. The clear, powerful practices give you tangible ways to balance and nourish your own life and, through your own fulfilled life, help nourish the world.
~ Marci Shimoff, New York Times Bestelling author of Happy for No Reason
Well Nourished is a beautiful book. Its message is not about depriving ourselves of food but truly serving ourselves with a feast that supports health, happiness, and a meaningful life. I highly recommend this wise and loving book that guides us in living the life we want to be living.
~ Bob Stahl, Ph.D., co-author of A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook, Living With Your Heart Wide Open
The spirit of this book is all encompassing, creating a path to higher wisdom through deepening our relationship to food, eating and our bodies. This broad wisdom is complemented by many practical elements to help you along the way, tools to be used and questions to be reflected on, drawing on that capacity for mindfulness that we all have to cultivate deeper understanding and balance.
~ Jean L. Kristeller, Ph.D., Author, “The Joy of Half a Cookie”
Andrea Lieberstein’s book helps the reader with an essential task – realizing the full potential of their life. This workbook guides us through an assessment of eight realms in our life that require “nourishment” through mindful attention. These include the realms of the physical, emotional, psychological, social intellectual, creative, spiritual and worldly. Through her clear writing, stories, science-based practices and creative exercises the author guides the reader in forming a plan for a life that is well rounded, well nourished and personally satisfying.
Well Nourished is a rich and comprehensive guidebook that not only helps the reader establish a healthy relationship to food, but uses it as a vehicle to greater experience consciousness, mindfulness and true fulfillment in all areas of one’s life. As a result it allows your goodness to shine through and help awaken it in those around you. An excellent offering.
~ James Baraz, author of Awakening Joy: 10 Steps to Happiness and co-founding teacher, Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Woodacre, California
Andrea Lieberstein’s Well Nourished is a delightful feast combining behavioral science research, practical exercises, and a heathy dose of personal and professional experience. She has crafted a sensible and compassionate guide to nourishing yourself in body, mind and spirit.
~ David S. Sobel, MD, MPH, former medical director of Patient Education for Kaiser Permanente Northern California. Author of “Healthy Pleasures”.
Well Nourished Online or In-Person Coaching Programs and Retreats
The Well Nourished Mindful Eating and Living approach helps you release your struggle with food so you can reclaim your full energy, joy, sense of purpose, contribution and passion to lead the life you dream of living. – The mindful eating and living practices and tools we teach help you to change your relationship with food to that of true nourishment and pleasure and get back on track to living a fulfilling well nourished life. -You will also have more energy and clarity to make your unique contributions to the world and truly shine.
Regain your passion, perspective, and joy for life when you learn how to have a mindful relationship with food and follow the steps to living a well nourished life. What you’ve longed for, and know is possible, can become your reality. Discover the eight realms of yourself and life that need nourishment to truly thrive.
When you take the plunge and step into the deep pool of nourishment that is possible, you’ll discover the deepest nourishment that is the source, and uplifts all of your well nourished life.
Praise for Coaching and Programs
Anny Ha, Registered Dietitian, USA
Betty Vreeland, Nurse Practitioner
“As a presenter and group facilitator, Andrea is warm, engaging and responsive to her audience. She has a positive energy that participants resonate with. Andrea has a deep commitment to serving the “whole being”…I wholeheartedly recommend her as a … counselor, group facilitator and workshop leader. You will not be disappointed!”
– Hope Sasek M.A., R.N.
Former Director of Regional Behavioral Health Programs and Former Lead of Physician Wellness Program – Kaiser Permanente Northern California
Meet Andrea, Founder of Well Nourished and Mindful Eating Training
Andrea supports you to have greater empowerment, peace, joy and balance in your life and life choices through vibrant Well Nourished mindful eating and living.
A mindfulness expert and registered dietitian nutritionist, Andrea Lieberstein has over 20 years of experience that she shares through Well Nourished and brings her unique expertise in mindful eating and well nourished living. A speaker and leader of mindful eating and well nourished trainings and retreats for professionals and the general public, Andrea incorporates innovative mindful eating and mindfulness-based mind-body practices in her international online and in-person private practice with individuals and groups working on a wide range of nutritional and lifestyle challenges from disordered eating to body image to healthy weight management and mindful living. She spearheaded Mind Body programs at Kaiser Permanente Northern California centers for many years and has degrees from Stanford University and the University of California at Berkeley. She is author of the new book, “Well Nourished”, and a contributing author to “Resources for Teaching Mindfulness: An International Handbook, and the “The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook” (5th edition).