This guided meditation for rheumatoid arthritis or lupus consists of guided imagery and affirmations designed to help reduce inflammation and fatigue, relieve pain and distress, relieve and lift the spirits of those suffering from these autoimmune conditions. This meditation for arthritis features hypnotic imagery of inflamed joints subsiding and overly zealous immune cells calming down. The guided imagery for arthritis is also laced with suggestions to lift mood, reduce fatigue and encourage feelings of peace, calm and gentleness toward the self - important to anyone suffering from an autoimmune illness.
This Health Journeys™ guided meditation for lupus and arthritis was written and narrated by noted guided imagery pioneer and holistic health expert Belleruth Naparstek, scored to the immersive music of Steven Mark Kohn, and created in collaboration with rheumatologists and rehab specialists, as well as patients who deal with these challenges daily. The program was produced by the Cleveland Orchestra's Bruce Gigax. The track list is as follows:
1. Introduction (5:37)
2. Guided Imagery (23:26)
3. Affirmations (21:30)
Guided imagery is a holistic, mind-body technique that consists of healing words and hypnotic images, set to soothing music, to provide help with symptoms and side effects, alongside mind-body healing for chronic, painful conditions. Repeated listening once or twice a day for 2-3 weeks ensures maximum impact.
This guided meditation for arthritis and lupus works well in conjunction with medication or as a stand-alone, intervention to help alleviate pain, heighten coping, and enhance strength, wellness and emotional balance. Meditation and arthritis make for a natural pair in many ways. Our separate track of affirmations offers briefer versions of the same positive images and ideas, to help relieve arthritis pain and reduce inflammation and fatigue, but require less concentration, so they are ideal for listening on the go or even while driving.
See for yourself why this guided meditation for rheumatoid arthritis and lupus is seen as such a powerful complement to medical treatment for R.A. and other autoimmune conditions. (50 min.)