Guided imagery is a relaxation technique that involves using vivid mental imagery to create calming and positive sensory experiences. To practice guided imagery for pain relief, find a quiet and comfortable space. Close your eyes, take deep breaths, and focus on a specific image or scene that brings you feelings of comfort, peace, or healing. Imagine this image in great detail, engaging all your senses.
Allow yourself to immerse fully in this imaginary experience, visualizing soothing sensations and positive outcomes. As you continue to practice guided imagery regularly, you can potentially alleviate pain by redirecting your attention away from discomfort.