Visualization and guided imagery are a lot alike: They are two of the mightiest of all the healing power of the mind-body-fit. And each one takes only one thing to make it work – the astonishing creative ability of your imagination. Using visualization or imagery, you heal yourself by building strong pictures in your mind of what you want to happen and then believing that those mind pictures are real. The secret to building positive imagery in your mind is to visualize precise details. Imagine how something looks, sounds, smells, feels and tastes.
In other words, Imagine something that seems so real that you trick your body into believing it is real. The potential healing power of visualization and imagery is staggering. Alan Cohen, writing in wetting the seen: Creative Visualization for Healing, said: “There is a creative power in the mind that offers unlimited possibilities to all of us. The potential has been virtually unused…The essence of the power of creative visualization is this simple formula: “SEE WHAT YOU WANT TO BE!”.