20 min

Mind and Spirit Preparation: Enhancing Heart Surgery Recovery Open Heart Surgery with Boots

    • Medicine

Host, Boots Knighton, discusses mental and spiritual preparation for heart surgery, highlighting its crucial role in recovery. Knighton stresses the importance of educating oneself about the procedure, setting realistic expectations, and practicing stress management techniques such as deep breathing and meditation. She also emphasizes positive thinking, seeking professional support, and connecting with one's spirituality. Emotional and social preparedness, including clear communication with loved ones and building a support system, are also vital. Finally, Knighton advises planning for comfort by bringing personal items to the hospital. This episode is a comprehensive guide for those facing any surgery, enhancing both mental and spiritual readiness.
**Boots Knighton is not a doctor and this is not medical advice. Be sure to check in with your care team about all the next right steps for you and your heart.**
How to connect with BootsEmail: Boots@theheartchamberpodcast.com
Instagram: @openheartsurgerywithboots or @boots.knighton
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/boots-knighton
Boots Knighton
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Open Heart Surgery with Boots

Host, Boots Knighton, discusses mental and spiritual preparation for heart surgery, highlighting its crucial role in recovery. Knighton stresses the importance of educating oneself about the procedure, setting realistic expectations, and practicing stress management techniques such as deep breathing and meditation. She also emphasizes positive thinking, seeking professional support, and connecting with one's spirituality. Emotional and social preparedness, including clear communication with loved ones and building a support system, are also vital. Finally, Knighton advises planning for comfort by bringing personal items to the hospital. This episode is a comprehensive guide for those facing any surgery, enhancing both mental and spiritual readiness.
**Boots Knighton is not a doctor and this is not medical advice. Be sure to check in with your care team about all the next right steps for you and your heart.**
How to connect with BootsEmail: Boots@theheartchamberpodcast.com
Instagram: @openheartsurgerywithboots or @boots.knighton
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/boots-knighton
Boots Knighton
If you enjoyed this episode, take a minute and share it with someone you know who will find value in it as well. You can share directly from this platform or send them to:
Open Heart Surgery with Boots

20 min