Through these new techniques, I have learned to deal with stress well. Through meditation I realized that I can truly relax in an amazing way. It especially helps get in touch with your body. Just being in a quiet, secluded area, trying to “stretch it all out” and get over all the stressed helped dramatically. It was a new technique that was very easy and relaxing.
The Transcendental Meditation technique allows your mind to settle inward beyond thought to experience the source of thought-pure awareness, also known as transcendental consciousness, or the unified field. This is the most silent and peaceful level of consciousness-your inner most self. In this state of restful alertness, your brain functions with significantly greater coherence and your body gains deep rest. During this routine one washes away the stress accumulated over the day and is the basis for a pleasurable evening and a restful night. Transcendental Meditation is most effective in reducing apprehension, improving mental health, increasing self awareness, and ridding the abuse of cigarettes, drugs, and alcohol.
Basics in meditation includes: finding a space in which you feel peaceful and undisturbed, start with the breathing, stretch first and feel your body part. Resources: Exercises: ▪ List the title (s) of Exercise (s) selected to include in the resource guide • 20.2 Three Short Guided Visualizations- This exercise promoted my sense of peacefulness and tranquility, I actually could visualize the images of the stories. The visualization induced all five of my senses, it felt real for those few
I will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of such an approach in order to evaluate whether a personal induction is more effective or whether an alternative approach could prove more beneficial. When a therapist and client embark on hypnotherapy as a method of therapy, it is essential that the client is able to go into a deep state of relaxation. Relaxation of the physical body and the mind is, after all, a principal characteristic of a hypnotic state (Karle & amp; Boys, 1987, p.27). It is only through this process of relaxation that the brain waves slow down to a ‘theta’ wave, thus
These stages are a natural process of a group and are necessary for a successful group to mature. In the “honeymoon” stage, group members tend to be on their best behavior. When entering the new situation, members keep a safe distance from one another and asses the situation. When the group members feel ready, they will begin to test the boundaries of the environment. Usually this is done by members trying out what behaviors are appropriate and inappropriate.
Inductions differ in style and manner. They can be authoritative ('You are becoming more and more relaxed and you will feel yourself...;, or 'I want you to imagine yourself...') or they can be more permissive (Perhaps you would like to...' or 'You may find that...'). Such differences are likely to be shown equally in the tone of voice, style of delivery, and so on. Each practitioner will find or choose a style that he finds congenial and suits the particular patient of the moment. - Hypnotherapy A practical Handbook Hellmut W.A.
If a client is very logical and analytical and quite direct and scientific in their views i.e. there are no grey areas in what they think, then they are much more likely to respond to an authoritarian type of screed where the client is not given choices, the screed is very to the point and they are based on the client staying in control. The therapist will use direct suggestions in the screed therefore these types of screeds are often very effective for habit changing behaviours. If a client is more creative and imaginative and a caring person then they are more like to respond to a permissive screed using indirect suggestion. It is also important to assess a client’s preferred modality in order to form a screed based around this.
Just like your physical motions, your tone of voice says a lot about you. Be sure to answer questions in a strong, consistent tone. Avoid wavering or talking too softly, mumbling or speaking too quickly. A good thing to remember before answering a question is to take a deep breath, think for a second, and then begin to answer. This will help you calm your nerves and will give you the opportunity to "look before you leap" when it comes to your important