This article originally appeared on the Support4Change website, and is reposted here.
As we grow and change, we must retain some flexibility to help us deal with new situations.
One of the easiest techniques to encourage both images and relaxation is use of the breath to quiet the mind’s chatter.
When I was first introduced to imagery techniques in 1977, the instructor talked about breathing “properly,” implying that the way I was doing it wasn’t correct. However, she didn’t then go on to explain the why’s and wherefores of the “right” way. Since I was clearly benefiting from my imagery work, I assumed the specific breathing technique wasn’t a big deal after all. Read More