Health Education: Integrating Guided Imagery and Visualization to Achieve Personal Health Goals
September 22, 2017
“You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.” - Mark Twain
Guided imagery is the act of imagining yourself in a peaceful setting, incorporating your senses, and changing your mental state. Guided imagery is a powerful tool for increasing relaxation, reducing pain, managing stress, and improving mental resilience. As a practice, guided imagery requires very little to begin, although many spend lifetimes perfecting it. Imagery is a type of meditation.