By Brian Robinson. The harbour of the mind. A good anxiety recovery plan needs an element of physical substance. When we go for a walk in the fresh air; when we avoid things like caffeine and alcohol; when we do our breathing and relaxation exercises; all these things are tangible behaviours which are psychologically relaxing. … Continue reading Anxiety Visualisation: The Harbour of the Mind.
By Brian Robinson. There is such a thing as good graffiti and bad graffiti. The central idea of the train visualisation is to help change what is happening in our mind. We gently push negative thoughts to the background: and encourage more positive thoughts to the foreground. If we try and do this using dialogue, … Continue reading Anxiety: Train Visualisation
By Brian Robinson. Colours: reflections: thoughts. Visualisation can take a thousand forms and can be used towards a variety of ends. When it is used to help with anxiety, it serves as a means of escape to a safe place; as a distraction from troublesome thoughts; and a means to relax the mind. Visualisations work … Continue reading Shamanic Cave: Relaxation and Visualisation Exercise.
By Brian Robinson. I imagine therefore it is. Visualisation now figures in many therapeutic approaches. Pictures, videos, imaginings and a number of other visual aids are used to help re-process our minds to new versions of the truth. Versions which essentially question the beliefs associated with anxiety disorders. If you want to communicate with the … Continue reading Anxiety Recovery Module 9: Visualisations, Affirmations.