Sit up straight on the floor. Close your eyes. Repeat a mantra (motivating utterance) like “I love myself,” “I feel at peace,” or “Trust God and get going.” Place one hand on your belly to sync the mantra with your breaths. Let negative thoughts be washed away from your mind.
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Yoga is a set of physical, mental and spiritual practices that help you control your mind and body and can greatly reduce stress.
Visualizing that your dreams and expectations have come true is a technique used by successful athletes and rich businessmen. Although it may not be as effective for you as for them (because you have less control over the procedure), it gives you positive energy and optimism that helps you be as much prepared as possible for your surgery. To do that, find a quiet place where you can be alone with yourself (like your room before sleep), close your eyes, relax your body, see yourself completely prepared for your nose job, then imagine the process of surgery with smiling doctors perfectly doing their job, see the end of the procedure in a positive atmosphere, then the recovery period going well as planned, and finally imagine yourself seeing yourself in the mirror and smiling with deep satisfaction.
Other relaxation practices include:
- Thai Chi
2- Educate yourself about nose surgery procedure
When you are going to do something or having a particular experience, you would be better prepared if you have enough information about it. Do not hesitate to ask your doctor whatever question you have in mind about every aspect of your nose job (before, during and after the surgery). You can also research Rhinoplasty through internet and get many useful information from reliable websites. Rhinoplasty surgeons acknowledge that patients who were adequately informed about their nose job surgery had less anxiety and felt less concerned before the procedure.