September 11, 2010
Take a look at this new web site I discovered a couple of days ago, Guided Imagery Collective. Jose Said Osio is a kindred spirit and his well constructed and attractive site is about his interest in guided imagery, art, wellness, and spirit. Check it out.
June 25, 2008
People who suffer with headaches and migraines can often have a frustrating experience trying to get rid of or control them. There are lots of reasons one can get a headache and sometimes simple remedies like an analgesic like aspirin or ibuprofin isn't enough. I have seen people reduce or eliminate headache and migraine symptoms with guided imagery. Martin L. Rossman, M.D., has a two CDs that offer guidance- "Headache Relief" is one that addresses the problem directly and "Guided Imagery for Self-Healing Book and CD Set" is another that offers a more in-depth experience into the basics of guided imagery. You can find a therapist who uses guided imagery here.
Another approach is to use biofeedback therapy. You can find a biofeedback therapist here. Or you can treat yourself and have fun, too, with the "Journey to the Wild Divine" software and computer interface package that uses a game format to engage the player. Negotiating one's way through the game requires using the biofeedback to relax or excite the mind. It's great fun and very helpful, too. Biofeedback is a good way to address the symptoms and the causes of headaches and migraines.
Kelsie Kenefick, a biofeedback therapist, has written an article entitled, "Can Migraines be Controlled?" and another called, "What foods Trigger headaches and Migraines?" for the Wild Divine Newsletter and can be found at those links.
October 9, 2007
Wild Divine, the company that produces and sells the computer game, Journey to the Wild Divine, and other Mac and PC software and its accompanying hardware is having a sale. I’ve had a link to this company on this blog for some time because I think their products are high quality and of great usefulness.
The game, Journey to the Wild Divine, comes with a small biofeedback device that connects to your computer by USB. When you put the sensors on your fingers you can control aspects of the Myst-like game with your mind! In order to progress through the game you must learn to use your mind to relax or excite. There are additional modules for those who want more variety or challenges and a module that is simply the biofeedback program, bypassing the game aspect altogether. There are even tips from mind/body experts like Andrew Weill, Dean Ornish, and Deepak Chopra. I have enjoyed and benefited from use of this game myself and have recommended it to clients for relaxation, enhancing concentration, self-awareness, and focusing attention.
Use this link or the graphic links above or at the bottom of the right column to go to the Wild Divine web site for more information or to purchase. There are discounts now available of 10-20%. To get the discount, which is available now through October 31, 2007, use the code BIGSAVE.