In these guided meditations, he had Marcus imagining that he was doing well at various activities. He also gave him special resources in these scenarios, like powerful action heroes with super powers to call upon when needed. He had friends to play with, who liked him, and his teachers were happy with his work.
She writes that listening to these audios seemed to give Marcus the confidence and self-esteem to tackle his usual struggles and challenges with greater focus, hope and motivation.
Within a few weeks, she writes, his reading had improved and his mood was more even positive. He was no longer exhibiting his usual reluctance to go to school.
This mom, who uses guided imagery for her own stress, was eager to report her excitement about this new use of guided imagery in the family. She wrote, “Marcus is not the only one who feels hope – his mother does too!!”
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