When you go to your doctor or physiotherapist do you leave feeling inspired to better health and healthier behaviours?
- Do you feel reassured, hopeful and ready to engage in your own healing process?
- Do you trust your health worker implicitly and diligently carry out their recommendations?
- If you have ever had to have an operation, did you feel as relaxed as possible before the anaesthetic and trusting of the surgeon?
- If you have ever had to have blood taken, were you relaxed and comfortable with the procedure?
The way your doctor or health care professional talks to you can reassure you, motivate you – or scare you. Read on!
When you feel scared or vulnerable what is said to you makes an even bigger difference!