In case you haven’t come across it yet, here’s something you might find helpful in your personal and professional lives: An excellent little book by Kristin Prevallet called VISUALIZE COMFORT: PAIN MANAGEMENT AND THE UNCONSCIOUS MIND. This new book – paperback novel size and only 100 pages (she’s a poet!) – is the best thing I’ve ever read on how to give ourselves comfort from our physical and emotional pain. Very easy to read too. About $10 – it will be worth much more than that to you. Guided visualizations to accompany the book can also be accessed online. From the back cover of the book:
A young woman I’ve been working with for several years is in considerable, chronic emotional and physical pain which interferes with every aspect of her life. Although I’ve been talking to her about ways to dissociate from her pain, nothing was really getting through and she continued almost taking pride in how disabled she is. I read her a short section from Kristin’s book and she got it immediately.
Kristin Prevallet is an accomplished poet, teacher, and lovely human being. She also does hypnotherapy and neurolinguistic programming (NLP) in her New York City office in Chelsea. I’ve had two very useful private hypnotherapy sessions with her and she came to my Allergies workshop in December. You can order the book directly from Kristin ($9.99 via PayPal – includes S&H): http://mindbodystudies.com/?section=16 It’s available from Amazon ($11.69 and eligible for Prime): http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0692022376/ref=pd_lpo_k2_dp_sr_1?pf_rd_p=1535523722&pf_rd_s=lpo-top-stripe-1&pf_rd_t=201&pf_rd_i=0616006837&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_r=1CA4QMMBDXFHG6WYFM0C The third choice is to get it as a Kindle eBook from Amazon ($4.98): http://www.amazon.com/Visualize-Comfort-Management-Unconscious-Creative-ebook/dp/B00JJ5APFC/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1403976843&sr=1-1&keywords=prevallet+visualize+comfort If you’d prefer to have the book on CD, send $5.99 for S&H to: Wide Reality Books 135 West 29th Street – Suite 604 New York, NY 10001 Whichever form you get it, you’ll be glad.
Resources Prevallet, K. (2014). Visualize Comfort: Pain Management and the Unconscious Mind (Book 3, v.1). Wide Reality Books: NYC. Prevallet, K. (2013). You, Resourceful: Tap Your Inner Resources to Restore Your Mind and Body (Book 1, v.2). Wide Reality Books: NYC. Prevallet, K. (2013). Trance Poetics: Your Writing Mind (Book 2, v.1). Wide Reality Books: NYC. © Copyright 2014 Joan Rothchild Hardin. All Rights Reserved.
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