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Difference between meditation, guided imagery?

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Dr. Martin Rossman
Holistic Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: One point vs process

Meditation is a state of relaxed focus concentration, most commonly on a single focus, be it breath, mantra, counting, a light, a body part, etc.
An image can be the focus of attention. Guided imagery is a more active, often process or problem-solving focus on the unconscious process as displayed via imagery.

In brief: One point vs process

Meditation is a state of relaxed focus concentration, most commonly on a single focus, be it breath, mantra, counting, a light, a body part, etc.
An image can be the focus of attention. Guided imagery is a more active, often process or problem-solving focus on the unconscious process as displayed via imagery.
Dr. Martin Rossman
Dr. Martin Rossman
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Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Breath vsImagination

Meditation: a mental technique, focused on breathing, repetitively practiced for the purpose of attaining a subjective experience that is frequently described as very restful, silent, & of heightened alertness, often characterized as blissful.
Guided imagery: more active & proactive, though gentle but powerful technique that focuses and directs the imagination.

In brief: Breath vsImagination

Meditation: a mental technique, focused on breathing, repetitively practiced for the purpose of attaining a subjective experience that is frequently described as very restful, silent, & of heightened alertness, often characterized as blissful.
Guided imagery: more active & proactive, though gentle but powerful technique that focuses and directs the imagination.
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Dr. Missid Ghanem
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