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Mental Imagery, Mental Rehearsal and Visualization are basic instruments for self coaching and personal or life coaching. This manual explains in detail how to do it and what to expect from it.

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  • 1. THE MAGIC POWER OF MENTAL IMAGESI AM THE TIGRESSDEAN AMORY

2. 2 3. 3Title: The Magic Power of Mental Images (I am the Tigress)By: Dean AmoryDean_Amory@hotmail.comPublisher: Edgard Adriaens, Belgiumeddyadriaens@yahoo.comISBN: 978-1-291-42082-1 Copyright 2013, Edgard Adriaens, Belgium, - All RightsReserved.This book contains contents of trainings, information found in otherbooks and using the internet. A number of articles are indicated byTM or or contain a reference to the original author. Wheneveryou cite such an article, please credit the source or check with the IP-owner. If you are aware of a copyright ownership that I have notidentified or credited, please contact me at:eddyadriaens@yahoo.com 4. Imagination is more powerful tan knowledge (Albert Einstein)4 5. 5INDEX1. Definition and Use of Mental Imagery 131.1 What is Mental Imagery? ........................................................131.2 How do I use The Power of Mental Images...........................141.3 The Key To Achieving Your Goals ........................................151.4 What is Visualization? ............................................................151.5 What Makes It Work? ............................................................161.6 How can I learn Mental Imagery ...........................................171.7 How to Implement Mental Imagery.......................................171.8 Steps For Visualization: ..........................................................181.9 Mental Imagery: Techniques..................................................211. Manifesting Your Dreams and Desires ...................................212. Reducing Stress ........................................................................223. Shields, Safe Places and Mental Escapes ...............................264. Guided Imagery is about Goals ...............................................305. Get rid of stumble blocks .........................................................306. Autogenic Abreactions. ............................................................317. Change with Covert Sensitization............................................318. Covert Behaviour Rehearsal....................................................319. Problem Solving .......................................................................3210. Clear Your Mind ....................................................................3311. Balancing and centring .........................................................3612. Let Go and Break Free ..........................................................362. When, Why, How Use Mental Imagery? 402.1 Relaxation and Meditation ......................................................40 6. 2.2 Building Confidence and Readiness .......................................412.3 Preparing Success...................................................................422.4 Familiarizing ...........................................................................432.5 Doing a run-through...............................................................442.6 Healing and Recovery ............................................................452.7 Behaviour Change..................................................................492.7 Behaviour Change..................................................................493. How To Develop Imagery Skills? 513.1 Imagery Categories .................................................................511. Motivational-specific (MS) .......................................................512. Motivational general-mastery (MG-M) ....................................513. Motivational general-arousal (MG-A) .....................................514. Cognitive specific (CS) .............................................................525. Cognitive general (CG).............................................................523.2 Where Do I Start?....................................................................521. Relaxation .................................................................................522. Realism......................................................................................523. Regularity..................................................................................534. Reinforcement ...........................................................................533.3 Creating a Script......................................................................531. Basic picture .............................................................................532. Add details ................................................................................533. Refine the script ........................................................................544. Tape it .......................................................................................545. Add more details .......................................................................546. Refine the script some more......................................................556 7. 73.4 FITT ........................................................................................553.5 Practical Examples .................................................................573.5.1 How To Visualize Confidence ..............................................573.5.2 Use Mental Imagery for Achieving Success.........................614. Visioning 754.1 Introduction .............................................................................754.2 Objectives:...............................................................................754.3. Definition of Vision ...............................................................754.4 How to discover your vision. ..................................................764.5 How to Create your success image ........................................784.6 Visioning Techniques..............................................................794.7 Supplementary techniques ......................................................814.8 Take vitamins:.........................................................................824.9. Managing The Visioning........................................................831 Keep a log ..................................................................................832 Keep your way............................................................................844.10 Lesson summary ...................................................................854.11 Do it yourself ........................................................................864.12 Business Creativity ...............................................................871 Introduction................................................................................872 Objectives...................................................................................873. General Concepts......................................................................875. Periscopic Learning aka Borrowed Genius 1035.1 Steps: .....................................................................................1046. How to Be Your Own Hero 107 8. 6.1 What do you want to be? ...................................................1076.2 The Seven Success Steps ......................................................1097. Positive Affirmations 1117.1 The importance of positive affirmations ...............................1117.2 Some words are better than others. .......................................1117.3 What are good words for you?..............................................1127.4 Free List of Positive Daily Affirmations...............................1148. Animal Totems 1388.1 I am the Tigress.....................................................................1388.2 Discover Your Personal Totem.............................................1408.3 Associations linked to some animals ....................................1419. Guided Imagery 1479.1 What is Guided Imagery?......................................................1479.2 Guided Imagery Related to Stress Management...................1479.3 What is guided imagery used for?.........................................1489.4 Is guided imagery safe?.........................................................1489.5 Example of a Free Relaxation Script ....................................14910. The Power of the Minds Eye 15410.1 See without seeing...............................................................15410.2 Eyes Wide Shut: seeing with closed eyes ...........................15710.3 How mental images form in the brain.................................15810.4 Mental representation..........................................................15810.5 Mental imagery in experimental psychology......................16010.6 Training and learning styles ................................................16310.7 The Himalayan traditions....................................................1648 9. 911. Healing Power and Visualization 16511.1 Role of Imagination in Healing...........................................16511.2 Mental States and Physical Health......................................16611.3 Case Studies ........................................................................16711.4 Summary .............................................................................17011.5 Wellness and Wholeness Visualizations.............................17111.6 The Healing Power of the Mind..........................................17211.7 Define Your Specific Intention ...........................................17411.8 How to Heal Yourself .........................................................17711.9 Guided Imagery..................................................................17811.10 The Six Steps of Self Healing ...........................................17912. Mental Imagery and Role Models 18112.1 Objective of this Mental Strength Tip:................................18112.2 Modelling .........................................