Benefits of Guided Imagery

  • Reduce blood pressure
  • Lower cholesterol and glucose levels in the blood
  • Heighten short- term immune cell activity
  • Reduce blood loss during surgery and morphine use after it
  • It lessens headaches and pain
  • It can increase skill at skiing, skating, tennis, writing, acting and singing
  • It accelerates weight loss
  • Reduces anxiety
  • Reduce the aversive effects of chemotherapy and radiation therapy, especially nausea, depression, soreness and fatigue
  • It will often heighten emotion, laughter, sensitivity to music, openness to spirituality, intuition, abstract thinking and empathy.
  • As it uses both the conscious and unconscious mind, it greatly helps in motivation and goal achievement.