Active Visualization

Active visualization is more than just imagination. You can use this technique to give you confidence, relieve stress, restore calm - and you can learn to do it your way.

Mainstream researchers are finding that visualization is a very powerful tool and can be used in a number of different ways...

Are you ready to learn more?

Active Visualization includes what is known asReframing or Rehearsal Imagery.

active visualization exercise

Most of us feel some degree of nerves or panic before important occassions like a job interview, playing a sports match, meeting the in-laws, presenting a proposal...

And the list can include any situation that makes you anything from apprehensive to panic stricken.

Active visualization CAN help you feel more in control.


When To Use Active Visualization

For several days before the event, anticipate dealing successfully with the job interview...

Imagine the round of applause after your presentation!..

See the ball going into the net!...

Picture your in-laws smiling...

And the affirmation WILL take root in your subconcious.

Don't waste time on negative stressing. Rather take control. "Write the screenplay" before the event, live it in your imagination, elaborate the details of the picture that you would like to experience...

VISUALIZE yourself in the situation and "feel" the image.


How To Use Active Visualization

This technique involves creating an image that has direct reference to a specific set of circumstances. In other words, you decide how you want the circumstances to look, and then put that picture in your head...

You can change annoying unwanted circumstances by following thissimple 6 - step program.

To start -

Imagine that you are looking at a large screen.

  1. Project onto it a picture of the way you are now, with your situation as it is - office stress, for instance. Make the image as extreme as possible, see your desk full of papers, both phones ringing and the mobile too, faxes coming in and the e-mail blinking URGENT... and there are a few people waiting to see you as well!!
  2. Now replace this image with one of how you would like to be... Relaxed and comfortable? Maybe chatting with a colleague over a cup of herbal tea? The office chaos all in its place?
  3. Return to the negative image. But this time insert a small “picture-within-a-picture” image of the positive situation in the bottom right hand corner of the screen.
  4. Now, as you look at the screen, allow the small positive picture to grow quickly and colorfully until it covers the screen and the negative image fades away.
  5. Blank the screen and repeat this exercise 5 times, open your eyes briefly at the end of each session.
  6. Before you end the session, try and recall the image once more. The positive image should be easier to recall now than the negative one. Do this at least once a day. Twice if possible! Once in the morning and once before going to sleep.


More Useful Information

  • Color meditation is another really effective Active Visualization technique. Each color has its own unique vibration, and these vibrations interact with ours to change moods and increase enrgy levels or calm the mind.

    It is creative, fun and simple to do!

    And it relieves stress and anxiety! Work with color in your imagination and feel the natural healing and relaxing power of this type of meditation.

  • You might also experience particular colors during a Passive Meditation.

  • For a real physical as well as mental work-out, try doing astanding meditation. Find out about the benefits of a standing meditation. This pose can be assumed for any type of meditation.


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