Typically when we think about losing weight, we think about counting and burning calories, hitting the gym and going on diets. Everyone knows the road to a perfect body require blood, sweat and tears along the way.
Meditation can help you lose weight?
Meditation is the act of sitting still and quieting your mind, thoughts and breathing. So it seems that meditation and weight loss are the complete opposite of each other.
The opposite is true, meditation is in fact, the best thing you can do to lose weight and maintain a healthy life.
- MedÂiÂtaÂtion can help you stay on track
ExerÂcisÂing and eatÂing balÂanced meals will help you stay healthy and reduce weight but the problems begin when you lose your deterÂmiÂnaÂtion at a menÂtal level. While we may know the physÂiÂcal way to reduce weight, we donâ€™t always menÂtally know how. MedÂiÂtaÂtion, when done propÂerly, can help anyÂone apply his or her knowlÂedge to his or her actions.
- MedÂiÂtaÂtion helps you stay deterÂmined
If you want to achieve your new goal in reducÂing weight and be healthÂier, then you have to comÂmit to a change in lifestyle. This means disÂciÂpline and keepÂing to the exerÂcise and health rouÂtines that best suits you. MedÂiÂtaÂtion can help you stay deterÂmined in your new â€˜healthÂierâ€™ mentality.
- MedÂiÂtaÂtion for balÂance
DurÂing medÂiÂtaÂtion, include some posÂiÂtive affirÂmaÂtions regardÂing health and weight reducÂtion. Tell yourself, "I will lose weight". I will exerÂcise more. I will eat less. I will eat healthÂier foods.â€ After medÂiÂtaÂtion you should feel more balÂanced and calm, which will put you in the right mood to exerÂcise and avoid overeatÂing. Not only will you have a conÂsisÂtent, posÂiÂtive â€œI can!â€ attiÂtude, youâ€™ll also find that you will not have as many food cravÂings as you usuÂallyÂ do.
- Meditation for Goal Setting
Meditation can help you reinforce your goals daily. By using visualization techniques daily you will be programming yourself subconsciously. Visualization is a very powerful tool that many people use to achieve all kinds of goals. There are many techniques to visualization and meditation in general, like the silva method or the sedona method.