Join America's favorite doctor, Andrew Weil, M.D., and fellow physician Martin Rossman on an introduction to the far-reaching effects of imagery and visualization on one's physical, mental, and emotional health. Dr. Weil introduces the topic, shares his own experience with visualization, and reveals the results of current research on how the practice of imagery directly influences one's well-being.
A woman's body is perfectly designed to bring a baby into this world, teaches Dr. Martin L. Rossman, and women who prepare themselves for childbirth experience shorter labors, less discomfort, and fewer complications. In Preparing for Childbirth, Dr. Rossman, a leading expert in therapeutic guided imagery, teaches you three proven exercises to allow the natural process of labor and delivery to take place while feeling focused, confident, and well prepared.
Anxiety puts our bodies into "fight or flight" mode-and makes us more vulnerable to exhaustion, depression and illness. These guided mind-body techniques help listeners counteract anxiety through deep relaxation, enhanced problem-solving, and converting fear into positive energy.
Insomnia is a problem for nearly 30 percent of adults today, most often caused by poor sleep habits and tension. This audio program was recently shown in clinical trials to significantly help listeners fall asleep faster, improve sleep duration by an average of 42 minutes, and reduce the amount of sleeping aids used.
Medical research shows that guided imagery practices can allow us to significantly reduce - and even eliminate - physical pain. With over 35 years of clinical research in mind-body medicine, Dr. Martin Rossman has become one of the world's leading experts on harnessing the power of the imagination to improve our health. With Pain Relief, this pioneer of integrative medicine brings you three potent, easy-to-use practices for managing and relieving pain.
Stress is a normal part of life, but too much stress can wera us out and lower our resistance to illness. On Stress Relief, Dr. Martin L. Rossman provides clinically proven techniques for managing both the internal and external causes of stress. "These practices often yield immediate, positive results," explains Dr. Rossman.
"Excellent relaxation technique"
Are you preparing for a major surgery? Recent medical research indicates that guided imagery is an effective way to maximize the body's healing resources and take the worry out of surgery. Martin L. Rossman, MD, presents Preparing for Surgery, a series of simple imagery techniques proven to benefit patients with quicker recoveries, fewer complications, less pain, and less bleeding after operations.
"Going Prepared for Surgery"
Given the undeniable reality of a cancer diagnosis, how can you create joy, health, and hope? In Cancer as a Turning Point, Volume II, 11 inspiring authors, many of whom are thriving after cancer diagnoses, reframe the healing process in a positive, creative, and spiritual light. Central to this collection is a revisioning of cancer as the wisdom disease - the illness that can teach us how to live.
Tired of headaches? Through the use of guided imagery, Dr. Martin L. Rossman has helped thousands of people over the past three decades find safe, effective relief without drugs or other costly treatment. In Headache Relief, you join Dr. Rossman to learn proven guided imagery exercises that work with both simple tension headaches and severe migraines.