As we already know, nowadays many people suffer from excess weight. That’s the problem that makes us nervous and take extreme measures, because obesity has adverse effects on human health. Some people stick to strict diets, and some do fitness. Unfortunately, not always these methods can bring the desired results.

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What about a meditative practice? This can be your additional tool in the fight against excess weight. Mindfulness is the very thing that will give you a clear mind and the strength to make healthy choices. Thanks to this practice, you will learn how to keep yourself in shape, understand your own body, manage your habits and much more.

Today we have prepared a list of 3 short mindful practices that will help you reach weight loss goals. You can do these meditations anytime and anywhere. So, if you are interested in this method for losing weight, then scroll down to find out more!

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#1. Meditation to Prevent Yo-Yo Dieting

- Sit with your feet flat on the floor or in a comfortable cross-legged position. Make sure your spine is straight. Keep your chin parallel to the floor, and close your eyes.

- Place your left hand on your belly and your right hand on your heart.

- Take a few slow deep breaths in and out. Tune in and imagine you are inhaling from your heart down to your belly, then your belly up to your heart, connecting the two points.

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- After 10 cycles of breath, release your hands down to your thighs, but continue to breathe in the same way, slowly and deeply.

- Finish by once again taking your left hand to your belly and your right hand to your heart, feeling connected to yourself and your own needs.

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#2. Meditation to Reduce Stress Eating

- Sit with your feet flat on the floor or in a comfortable cross-legged position. Make sure your spine is straight. Keep your chin parallel to the floor, and close your eyes.

- Take a few deep breaths in and out through your nose. Feel your belly rise and fall with each breath. As you exhale, imagine stress releasing with each breath, exiting your entire body.

- Begin to slowly take a mental scan of your body, starting with the crown of your head going all the way through to your feet. Actively decide to release tension with each body part you think of.

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- Bring your attention to the space between your eyebrows, and take a few more deep, slow breaths. Feel a sensation of peace and relaxation spreading through your being. Know that you can return to this space anytime you'd like.

Take just a few minutes out of each day to bring yourself to a state of calm and wellness and balance your life using a combination of guided meditations and mindfulness techniques. The techniques are a simple, practical relaxation method for anyone.

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#3. Meditation to Combat Emotional Eating

- Sit with your feet flat on the floor or in a comfortable cross-legged position. Make sure your spine is straight. Keep your chin parallel to the floor, and close your eyes.

- Put your hands on your thighs with your palms facing upward.

- Take some deep breaths. As you inhale, curl your fingers inward and open your hands slowly with each exhale. After a few moments, keep taking deep breaths but let your hands be still, and focus on the feeling of “aliveness” flowing through your whole body.

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- Imagine there is a lively energy flowing from the top of your head to the rest of your organs, consciously healing and rejuvenating each cell in your body.

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- After a few moments of slow breaths, bring your hands together in front of your heart and send out some gratitude.

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The BetterMe Team wants you and those close to you to live a healthy, happy life! Your health is a valuable thing; look after your body and your mind so that you can live your life to the fullest – Remember you only get one!

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