By Jonathan C. Smith PhD
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Removing this through sustained relaxation is Level 2 recovery. We have seen that the hormonal effects of stress arousal, when mediated through the HPA pathway, can linger for days or weeks. Reduction of the lingering aftereffects of stress is Level 3 recovery. A single session of relaxation is not sufficient for Level 3 recovery; one may need several days or weeks. Finally, when stress has taken its toll and has caused bodily harm, Level 4 recovery is required to enhance the healing process. Cancer, heart disease, skin problems, and the like, when they have a strong stress component, may require a sustained change in one's relaxation lifestyle.
Most forms of imagery can be divided into three categories. Narrative imagery involves attending to a simple and somewhat plotless relaxing story, for example, walking through the woods, floating through the air, riding a horse, and so on. One attends to simple relaxing sensations (sights, sounds, feelings, smells) that arise while completing a relaxing activity. Sense imagery is simpler: one passively attends to sense stimulation without fantasizing about an activity. One might imagine a beach and attend to the waves, sky, sounds of birds, and so on.
But it would be foolish to fall into the trap of reductionism and consider somatic correlates as defining criteria. Love is more than a beating heart, sadness more than a tear, and relaxation more than arousal reduction. RELAXATION, THE BRAIN, AND INCREASED AROUSAL It may seem counterintuitive to think that relaxation can involve increased physiological arousal. However, a journey into the cosmos is not over when one has left the atmosphere; there is the descent home. A bit more down to earth, what happens in a relaxation session cannot be just the reduction of stress arousal; there is also the process of return to active, wakeful life, refreshed and renewed.
ABC Relaxation Theory: An Evidence - Based Approach by Jonathan C. Smith PhD