Category Archives: Guided imagery

Tune up your immune system

We’re still trying to cope with COVID, and isolation has made the flu more dangerous, and there are reports of previously controlled diseases taking off again. Climate change moves things like mosquito-borne nasties into new areas, such as Japanese encephalitis … Continue reading

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Pre-op guided imagery

A dear young friend is preparing for major surgery. She already does an hour’s meditation a day, so I recommended that she incorporate the script below into her routine, going through it as many times as possible before the operation. … Continue reading

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Night sky guided imagery

Make sure you are comfortable, and close your eyes. To get started, we’ll relax our bodies. Take a nice deep breath, and let it settle in your feet. As you breathe out, breathe out all the tension there. Now breathe … Continue reading

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Unfolding guided imagery

Think of a rosebud. A delicate, graceful little shape, widening from its stem, then coming to a point. Please close your eyes and if you are good at visual imagery, see the lovely little baby flower. If, like me, you … Continue reading

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Sound Eagle has adopted my eagle

“Sound Eagle” is a delightful ethnically Chinese Australian who is the same age as my kids. A few years ago now, we have adopted each other: he calls me his Godfather. He has now also adopted my guided imagery of … Continue reading

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Tropical lake guided imagery

Make sure you are comfortable. Please close your eyes and focus on your breathing. Air in your nose as your lungs fill, tummy rises… Abdomen down, chest empties, air out… Air in… air out… Think of a tropical lake. Deep … Continue reading

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Waterfall guided imagery

Please close your eyes, and relax your body with a few breaths… Breathing in… breathing out… Breathing in… breathing out… Breathing in… breathing out… Imagine the gentle, forever sound of a waterfall in the distance. Power. Peace. Sunlit valley in … Continue reading

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Loving all guided imagery

Please close your eyes, and focus on your breathing. Breathing in… breathing out… feel your body relax… Peace. Think of the night sky. Not a cloud in sight, everything is still, crystal clear. The Milky Way stretches above, and there … Continue reading

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Eagle guided imagery

Please look at this picture of one of my favourite people… Take a nice deep breath, and relax all your body as you breathe out. Close your eyes. Little clouds in a pale blue sky, gently drifting on the breeze. … Continue reading

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“Be a whale” guided imagery

Please close your eyes. Take deep breath, and deliberately relax your body. Now, think of a humpback whale. The surface is a bright roof way up above. His great tail is going up and down, driving him forward. Huge, mighty … Continue reading

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