Monthly Archives: September 2021
Posted: September 27, 2021Categories: Ask BelleruthTags: parenting
My name is Janie. My 6-year-old daughter is currently being seen by clinical psychologist. My daughter has been diagnosed with social anxiety and possible ADHD [attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder]. These things bring out some negative behaviors on a daily basis that can be very stressful for me to experience. My therapist thought that some of your audio imagery might be very useful to me.
Posted: September 27, 2021Categories: Ask BelleruthTags: pregnancy, childbirth
I purchased your Healthy Pregnancy and Successful Childbirth MP3 set at the beginning of my pregnancy. I am now 31 weeks in and still do it whenever I find the time. The pregnancy set is very relaxing. Thank you. My question however is when do I begin to listen to the birthing set? Is this something I should begin in late pregnancy? Do I just listen to it when I go into labor? What are your suggestions? Thank you!
Jena ~First time mother expecting a little turkey on Thanksgiving Day!
Posted: September 20, 2021
I keep thinking the Nineties were just a few years ago, but no, it’s been almost 30 years since we first started providing guided imagery to VA facilities. And boy, have things changed since then.
Posted: September 14, 2021Tags: college student
A few years ago, Laureen Campana, RN, MPH, NP, then President-Elect of HSACCC (the Health Services Association of the California Community College system), and coordinator of student health at Columbia College, approached me after a session of guided imagery training I’d given at the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine’s post-doc fellowship program at the University of Arizona in Tucson.
Part of my talk showed the research on how guided imagery and meditation were associated with significantly reduced stress, anxiety, depression; and improved sleep, concentration, and performance.
Posted: September 07, 2021
We want to give a full, noisy, enthusiastic shoutout to the Hines V.A. Hospital in the Chicago area, for being the very first VAMC to offer a customized streaming page of guided imagery and meditation audios – private, portable, and accessible 24/7 - to Iraq and Afghanistan war Veterans and their families. The streaming page and the program are called Veterans for Wellness.