De-Stress With Acupressure

We know the holiday season can be a stressful time of year! That's why we have created this special acupressure recipe to help you calm your body and spirit. Takes about 14 minutes, and all you need is your fingertips! It will be most effective in a calm, quiet space where you are able to take deep breaths, but honestly, we have done it on airplanes and the subway before! Give it a try, we hope you enjoy. 

De-Stress Recipe: ​

●  Press and hold each point, on both sides to comfort level
●  Use steady pressure for 60 seconds
●  Most effective in calm quiet environment, with slow, relaxed, breathing

●  Not meant to be used as a replacement for medical treatment

 

 

Use these points to release stress, achieve mental and physical restoration, stimulate the parasympathetic nervous system, promote relaxed breathing, and digestion

"The Mover and Shaker" LI-4​ (caution pregnancy) Web of thumb and pointer finger. Key master point, main energy center, head neck and shoulder release, regulates digestion, (90 sec each side)


"Self-Soothe" HT-7​ On the pinky side of the hand in a small depression just under the base of the wrist, press in, and up toward the hand. Anxiety, calming, and soothing

"Chill Belly" PC-6 ​Center of the inside of the wrist, 3 finger widths up from the base. Emotional and physical stress, calming, promotes healthy heart, nausea, stomach upset, and motion sickness

"Energizer Bunny" ST-36(caution pregnancy) Outside of the lower border of the knee at the top of the anterior tibialis muscle. Healthy digestion, from the beginning to end of the digestive tract, energy boost, supports regeneration


"Ultra Yin" SP-6(caution pregnancy) Center of the inner ankle, 3 fingers above ankle bone. Triple yin crossing, calming, promotes healthy digestion, boosts metabolic processes, and regulates hormones

"Stress Kicker" GB-21(caution pregnancy) Top of the upper trapezius along the ridge. Promotes deep breathing, supports parasympathetic nervous system, opens energy to the head, neck, also clears headaches

"Bye Bye Toxins" LV-3(caution pregnancy)​ ​In the web, top of the groove between the first and second toes. Liver support, detox, immune system boost, relieves headaches, blurry eyes, twitching, stress, anger and frustration

"The Feminine Mystique" KD-3​ (caution pregnancy) Nestled against the inner ankle bone, between that and the achilles tendon. Energy boost, supports regeneration, nourishes organs and body systems

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