Positive visualisation can be used by almost anyone of all ages and can be used in numerous ways. The different areas where you can benefit from positive visualisation include:
Games and sporting competitions can be very stressful. Visualisation sessions can help with:
Setting and attaining goals
Boosting self-confidence and self-belief
Reducing nerves and anxiety
Improving focus/concentration and reaction times
Developing, improving and learning techniques/skills
Performing in front of an audience can be extremely nerve-racking for some people. Things like stage fright, remembering the correct lines or a routine can all be improved with visualisation. Visualisation sessions can help with:
Improving audition and live performances
Managing anxiety and stress either before or during a performance
Boosting confidence thus improve on stage / screen presence
Rehearsal preparation and learning scripts / lines and routines.
Fitness, Exercise and Training
This takes motivation and perseverance – a certain mindset needs to be adopted and applied. Visualisation sessions can help with:
Improving focus and concentration
Developing endurance, resilience and reaction times
Perfecting performance including: techniques and movements
Being good in business takes a lot of hard word, discipline and self-belief. Visualisation can help with:
Managing anxiety and stress that’s work related.
Increasing self-confidence in the workplace
Improving attention to detail, motivation, focus/concentration and efficiency
Developing assertiveness, leadership style, communication skills and creativity
Planning and meeting both long-term and short-term goals and hitting KPI’s/targets set.
Verbal communication isn’t the only important thing to be aware of during an interview. Things like posture, tone and body language all play a part visualisation can help with:
Reducing anxiety and nerves prior to/during an interview
Preparing for a positive performance.
Improving the ability to think more quickly when put on the spot
Public speaking is essential in all walks of life, from school to business. Visualisation can help with:
Managing the fear associated with speaking in front of others
Dealing with anxiety and nerves
Organising thoughts better.
Developing clarity of speech and improving communication
Gaining the confidence to speak anywhere in front of anyone
Thinking more quickly on the spot
The ability to present with clarity and sell in an idea / proposition to a crowd takes repetition and practice. Positive visualisation can help with.
Managing anxiety before and during the pitch / presentation.
Improving confidence and performance.
Engaging and communicating with the audience more effectively
Developing negotiation skills
Thinking more quickly on the spot
Anxiety and stress before and during competitions / tournaments can impede on training/preparation and lead to a lapse in concentration, judgement and performance on the day. Visualisation can help with:
Preparing in advance
Improving skills / technique
Focusing on the best way to win.
Channelling emotions and frustrations more positively prior to or during the event.
Building motivation in the lead up to the event
Regulating mindset and behaviour in advance of or during the event
Managing fears, nerves and anxieties
Everyday stresses and anxieties can take their toll. Visualisation can help with:
Calming and relaxing the mind
Reducing the feeling of anxiety
Improving mental health
Switching off and slowing down a racing mind
Feeling more energised
imagining escaping to a safe haven or exotic place of paradise
Unwinding from everyday stresses
Escaping to a safe haven or favourite destination (in the mind)