Join Scott Shute for an in-depth discussion in this video Preparation for visualization, part of Mindful Meditations for Work and Life.
- [Instructor] Let's talk about visualization. … I kind of think of this as a performance-based meditation. … In some traditions, meditation is used a way of just being … without much focus on a specific outcome. … I really appreciate visualization … as it helps me generate or create the life that I want. … I sometimes use visualization to achieve a certain state. … For example, if I'm headed into a meeting … where I'm presenting, … or I know that the meeting might be stressful, … I might use a visualization to access … that confident part of myself. … And while many meditations can leave us feeling … very calm and relaxed, and that's great, … we can visualizations or something similar … to actually generate more energy. … In the following exercise, … we'll use visualization to create a sense of joy. … But you could use the same technique … to create a sense of confidence or strength, … or nearly any other state you'd like to achieve. … …
- Adapting your posture and body language
- Breathing exercises
- Arrival practice
- Body scanning
- Loving kindness
- Sound-based exercise
- Keeping your meditation practice going
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Laying the Groundwork for Success with Meditation
2. Three Breaths
Three breaths practice1m 55s
Arrival practice4m 38s
4. Counting Breaths
5. Deep Breathing
7. Body Scan
Body scan practice14m 26s
9. Sound-Based Exercise: Singing Hu
10. Making It Stick
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