This is an effective tension-reducing technique where the participant closes their eyes, relaxes physically, and basically daydreams a relaxing scenario with great detail. Taking this mental vacation helps give a break from the stressful events of the day, helps further reduce tension in the body, and can reverse the bodys stress response, encouraging relaxation and health. Once in a completely relaxed state, participants can visualize positive affirmations or imagine positive scenarios they would like to enact in their lives, and train enable the subconscious mind to make positive changes more quickly, as a type of self-hypnosis
. . They can also tap into their subconscious mind and inner wisdom through visualizing and communicating with a wise guide.
Also Known As:
Imagery, Positive Imagery, Visualizations
, or used interchangeably with Self-Hypnosis