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How can I use visualization to relieve pain?

Simply thinking about your pain can create more pain, which is why relaxation therapies such as visualization can help reduce pain. To practice visualization, take a time-out in a quiet environment without distractions. During this time, try to visualize a peaceful, relaxing scene, perhaps a vacation spot you have enjoyed—a photograph of a mountain sunset, soft, pink clouds in a light blue sky, or an early morning sunrise at the beach. Focus on this scene in your mind, and try to recapture the moment as you imagine the sounds, smells, textures, and feelings you would experience. As you visualize the serenity of the scene, become mindful of your breathing and anxiety level. If you still feel tense, breathe deeply from your abdomen to increase relaxation. Don’t let outside stimuli interrupt your imagery time. Once you have learned how to relax with visualization, keep a picture or photograph of the scene with you.
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