Tag Archives: visualization

Awake in the Middle of the Night

If you awaken in the middle of the night and have difficulty returning to sleep, instead of worrying about how tired you’ll feel in the morning, try this more effective technique. Make relaxation your only goal, not sleep. Total relaxation can rejuvenate your body and calm your mind. Use visualization, progressive muscle relaxation, deep breathing or meditation or a combination of all. You will feel so much more rested than lying there stressing about how little sleep you are getting. What has worked for you?

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Talking With Your Hands

Do you talk with your hands? The next time someone teases you for waving your hands while talking, tell them you have the ability to solve more complex spatial visualization problems. Psychologists at the University of Birmingham in England published their study results stating that hand gestures improved spatial visualization by helping a person keep track of an object in the mind as it is rotated to a new position. This visualization is important for artists, scientists, interior decorators, air traffic controllers and many other careers. Hand gestures… one of those quirky personality traits that turns out to be a real positive…