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Have you ever been in the middle of a stressful situation and wished you could be somewhere else-like lying on a tropical beach? Guided imagery helps you use your imagination to take you to a calm, peaceful place.
To give guided imagery a try, follow these steps:
It may help to have an instructor or audio recording to follow. You can also use a script (a set of written instructions), but hearing the instructions may be a better way to relax into the process.
Other Works ConsultedFreeman L (2009). Imagery. In L Freeman, ed., Mosby's Complementary and Alternative Medicine: A Research-Based Approach, 3rd ed., pp. 252-282. St. Louis: Mosby Elsevier.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerPatrice Burgess, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerChristine R. Maldonado, PhD - Behavioral Health
Current as ofMay 3, 2017
Current as of: May 3, 2017
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Patrice Burgess, MD - Family Medicine & Christine R. Maldonado, PhD - Behavioral Health
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