The ability to calm your mind and relax is so important for your overall health. Many people are using food to calm themselves. It gives a sense of security but weight watching, diet and nutrition is important also.

The use of alcohol and tobacco also helps people relax. Finding a more natural way to relax is ideal. 

Meditation is one of the simplest and oldest forms of relaxing. It has many benefits.  It costs you nothing. You can do it anywhere and it is proven to reduce stress.

Meditation can give you a sense of calm, peace and balance that can benefit both your emotional well-being and your overall health. And these benefits don't end when your meditation session ends. Meditation can help carry you more calmly through your day and may help you manage symptoms of certain medical conditions.

Meditation also allows you to pause and give more careful thought to making better decisions. Some of those simple decisions include the importance of diet and proper nutrition. If you can be more relaxed you will probably think more carefully about the food choices you are making. 

When your eating wholesome natural foods there is no concern for weight watching. There is no need for a diet. 

Meditation also helps to clear your mind of any resentment, envy  or stress that may have built up throughout your day. It also helps you to refocus into the now moment and deal with life challenges in a more realistic way . 

Meditation boosts your confidence and self love because you feel better about how you are managing your life. Your living your life for your own happiness. Not the approval of others. 

Consider setting aside a regular time to meditate. It's a very wise investment in yourself.