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Sunday, April 27, 2008

Using Visualization to Reduce Stress When Injecting

In the Spotlight - from about.com

Using Visualization to Reduce Stress When Injecting
I'm bringing you another tip that may be helpful to get past some of the hurdles and just unpleasant moments connected with injecting yourself with one of the disease-modifying therapies for multiple sclerosis (MS).

Visualization is a technique that is used by professional athletes, fighter pilots and award-winning actors to achieve success at their craft. It is also used by many people as a stress management technique in the form of guided imagery, whereby people are taught to imagine a relaxing place or situation and pull this up whenever they are overwhelmed or experiencing stress.

Visualization can be used very effectively to help you give yourself injections with minimal stress. It uses the natural learning processes of the brain to rehearse situations before they happen in order to perform them better in the future.

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