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18 Sep

Listeners to mind-body recordings like to have some choice on what they’re listening to. More than five options can get overwhelming.  Two is too few. The sweet spot appears to be 3- 5…..  

18 Sep

Dear Belleruth,

I'm confused. I know you need earphones to listen to some guided imagery programs, but I don't know which ones require them. Can you help?

18 Sep

Guided imagery and many kinds of guided meditation are passive activities. All you need to do is press PLAY and immersive, hypnotic words and the music will carry you. Mindfulness, however, is an active discipline that asks things of us…..

18 Sep

My 12-year-old grandson is suffering from insomnia. When he closes his eyes, he sees very scary images, feels a lot of anxiety and stays awake most of the night. . .

18 Sep

A RAND survey found that 83% of military treatment facilities offer services like relaxation therapy, acupuncture, guided imagery, progressive muscle relaxation, and chiropractic…

07 Aug

Even if parents are thrilled to have their kids up early and out of the house for a reliable chunk of the day, back-to-school time can still be pretty stressful….  
Is it my imagination, or is back-to-school time getting earlier and earlier?

03 Aug

Dear Belleruth,
My eight-year-old daughter is currently experiencing anxiety about being separated from me. She is anxious about school. She sometimes gets so upset that she gets physically sick, vomits, gets headaches, stomach aches, etc.

I am at a loss as to what would be best for her….

03 Aug

How do I get the guided imagery for PTSD that has the military-friendly language that Soldiers can relate to – you played it for the docs at the U of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine…

26 Jul

Well, it’s finally the week we’ve been anxiously awaiting … Moving Week.   

Apparently, we’ve chosen one of the biggest moving weeks of the entire year.  And, rightfully so!

21 Jul

Question: I usually fall asleep while listening to guided imagery. I know you’ve mentioned that’s okay, and you tell us the messages are still getting in and that we can benefit from them. Can you explain how that works?
Thank you,
Penny

21 Jul

Akron, Ohio has been good to us for more than 18 years. We’ve evolved and blossomed, made friends and fond memories, but it’s time for Health Journeys to go home.

20 Jul

I have been experiencing anxiety and panic about my health, catastrophic thinking. I can’t seem to stop ruminating.

 I can’t seem to stop ruminating. Your anxiety/panic CD has been helpful. I’m wondering if you could recommend others that would help me get out of the catastrophic, ruminating thinking.

Thanks so much for doing these CD’s, and thank you for your help!

Rebecca