Visualization, often called guided imagery, or creative visualization, is a powerful, natural way to deal with chronic pain. It involves imagining, in great detail, an ideal situation while experiencing the emotions that would emerge from that best-case-scenario.
So, if you’re feeling locked up in pain, you would imagine a vibrant, healthy, comfortable body and allow yourself to feel what that would be like. Stressed out about work? You could visualize your day flowing with ease.
This imagined scenario creates a real physiological response that can ease the stress that exacerbates pain and actually change the physical manifestation of it.
Reference : Psychologie today , https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/imperfect-spirituality/201206/imagine-life-without-pain , September 11, 2019« Back to Glossary Index
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