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meditation for weight loss?

Has anyone lost weight through meditation? I struck on this idea just this week ... that I should meditate throughout the day to reduce emotional overeating.

Sat. Sep 22, 9:15am

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I think it's a fabulous idea! Just based upon how I feel after yoga class and times when I've used the breathing techniques outside of class to calm anxiety, I think it would be very effective in dealing with emotional eating. Good luck!

Saturday, September 22, 2007, 1:46 PM

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Absolutely! Meditation is one of my strategies for tuning in and it helps tremendously during times of stress.

Saturday, September 22, 2007, 10:30 PM

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Yes I have lost weight with meditation

Actually I not only meditate/visualized about losing weight but I also did a few other mindful techniques in hopes that I could clear the burdens of my past and change the attitude of the ever present 'inner critic', well it worked thank god. I just started a blog that will explain all of this. The url is actually my name in the username of this comment. I am searching for other like minded people that would like to chat more about this so if you visit my site then you can find my contact info there. Have a great day!

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Sunday, February 08, 2009, 12:36 AM

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hey there! maybe you'd like to join my self-care/life coaching group? Meditation is important to me too, though I actually have a very difficult time stilling my mind....

I'd LOVE to lose weight meditating.... I know it does streamline the activities for the day....

Sunday, February 08, 2009, 12:39 AM

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are you a life coach? how do you go about becoming a life coach? alot have told me I would be good in that field .. that I am motvational. its something I am thinking about.

meditating and clearing the mind is a good way to clear your mind

I think I should try relaxing more

*lynneta*

Sunday, February 08, 2009, 2:39 AM

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I think it's a great idea. If you have been following Oprah through her magazine this year (possibly the show as well, I never get a chance to see it), she has been addressing her weight gain. Rather than making a goal of losing X amount of pounds, she has committed to becoming more aware and conscious of what she is using food for. She suggested meditating for one minute in Jan, adding a minute each month (apparantly for beginners) so that by the end of the year you would have a practice of meditating for 12 minutes.

Sunday, February 08, 2009, 5:27 AM

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meditation sounds really effective, I have been struggling hard with late night eating. I had lost a bunch of weight and now its coming back. To counter this I am really trying to focus on positive inner monologue. I can sit quietly breath deeply and think about my goal while the sensation to eat passes.
I wish everyone a healthy mind and heart

Monday, February 09, 2009, 12:24 PM

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good luck

Tuesday, February 10, 2009, 11:11 PM

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I don't usually recommend products, but for those of you who would like to begin meditating and don't know where to start, these CD's are great. I haven't tried the weight loss ones, but am sure that they are as good as the ones I have tried.

I'm linking the weight loss ones:

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Friday, February 13, 2009, 10:49 AM

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