surgery & medical procedures
Surgery Pack - Guided Imagery for Surgery: Improve Clinical Outcomes, Boost Patient Satisfaction, and Cut CostsPosted: March 17, 2022
Research has proven that guided imagery significantly reduces patients’ anxiety before surgery, decreases their pain during and after surgery, and allows them to leave the hospital sooner – all while lowering the costs of surgery, medication, and other charges by 14%. Read that research here
Posted: September 28, 2020
I have been using your Lupus Healing meditation for very many years and have found it so helpful. I also used your guided imagery for preparing for surgery a couple of years ago.
At the moment I seem to be going through a post-viral kind of reaction after a possible COVID infection back in March. I would assume a lupus flare up - worse than any other! - only this time my husband is ill too.
Would you recommend the new Resisting Viral Infection to use now, or is there another guided imagery that would be more suitable considering the autoimmune disease?
Posted: September 01, 2020
So, I’ve been on the prowl to cadge some good stories (AKA anecdotal data) about using our guided imagery in Spanish. I put out an APB to various providers who’d been test-driving the first 5 new Spanish guided meditations in our rapidly evolving Spanish Library.
Toronto's Halton Healthcare Shares Its Secret Sauce for Successfully Bringing Guided Imagery into the Operating RoomPosted: February 25, 2020
Article Originally Written By: Dr. Duncan Rozario & Posted Here
When the plucky, resourceful Louisa Nedkov, Manager of Staff & Physician Well-Being at Halton Health Care, (Toronto) reached out to Health Journeys to ask what we could do for surgery patients at her hospital, we talked about the options.
She’d been using our CDs for years and was ready for something a little more in line with our digitized times…. Something handy, user-friendly, private and portable. …and it goes without saying, reasonably priced.
Posted: January 13, 2020
I’m trying to remember when we first began working with Progressive. It was a long time ago… had to be the early ‘90’s.
It was love at first sight.
Peter Lewis, Progressive’s bigger-than-life, hell-raising, out-of-the-box-thinking CEO, put the capital P in Progressive in more ways than one.
Ask BR Holiday Gift Questions: What to Get an Anxious Kid, A Grieving Friend, a Dad Facing Cardiac SurgeryPosted: December 18, 2019
Starting around Thanksgiving, we get a big uptick of questions from people who want to give something that they hope will be helpful and meaningful to someone they care about… in other words, some guided imagery. Here’s an early sampling. Unless told otherwise, we change the names to protect privacy:
The Unique & Successful Connor Integrative Health Network at University Hospitals Is Not Your Typical AnythingPosted: October 29, 2019
A new hospital department of Integrative Medicine can be vulnerable to becoming siloed and separate from general patient care.
The genius of the Connor Integrative Network (CIHN) at University Hospitals of Cleveland is that, as a network, it can be everywhere, seamlessly woven into the fabric of everyday patient and employee care.
Champions of Whole Health Care are either recruited from specialties at the hospital or are hired outright. They are first-rate providers, chosen for their expertise, skill, commitment, and compassion.
Posted: October 21, 2019
Well, it’s here and ready for release to the general public - Maurine Killough’s terrific new Guided Imagery for Embracing a New Medicine!
Maurine is a Certified Guided Imagery Practitioner and Clinical Hypnotist working with clients in the San Francisco Bay Area.
She weaves imagery techniques with hypnosis and other approaches, to help people overcome challenges like stress, trauma, performance anxiety, and self-esteem issues. She also leads weekly meditation groups.
Posted: September 30, 2019
I’m 65, just took up golf, and everyone plays better than I do. This is rough on my concentration and confidence. What do you suggest?
Do you have something for a golfer who took up the sport at 65? I am nervous when playing with better players and that keeps me from playing as well as I can. -M
Posted: September 23, 2019
When people fully embrace their treatment, whether that takes the form of pills or chemo or shots or skin patches, they add extra impetus to the healing action of their medicine.
Guided imagery designed with just that purpose in mind – to help people wholeheartedly welcome a new medication into their bodies – can make a difference, because it can cohere the deep power of the whole person - mind, body, and spirit - to squeeze every ounce of benefit out of that medicine.