We know that meditation can help with many things, from reducing stress to improving concentration.
But there’s one big benefit of a regular meditation practice that’s often overlooked: how it assists with self-image and weight loss.
As a yoga teacher and wellness expert, I found that there were many people who were doing “all the right things” in terms of health, but still weren’t feeling their best or reaching their healthy weight. I noticed that the two common denominators standing in their way were a high stress level and their self-concept.
I started using meditation with many of these patients, and when they finally started seeing success, I realized just how important mindfulness is to a holistic health plan.
Here are three key reasons meditation can help your health goals, in a way that clean eating and exercise alone can’t: