These 5 Acupressure Points Will Instantly Relieve Anxiety And Stress

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This point can be found on the underside of the forearm. With your palm up, measure three fingers down from the wrist and that’s the point. When you clench your first, you will feel your tendons flexing. These are called tram lines. Use your thumb to apply firm pressure. Gently apply this pressure for three minutes on both sides.

Union valley

This point is located in the webbing between the index finger and thumb. Apply pressure with the index finger and thumb of the opposing hand on both hands for three minutes. Breathe deeply while you do. This pressure point will relieve stress quickly.

Shoulder well

This point can be found halfway between the shoulder and the base of the neck. This is an excellent place to receive a massage. Putting pressure on this point helps relieve tension in the body and free up the flow of Qui through your meridian system.

Central treasury

This point is located in the tender tissue found two finger widths above where the underneath of your arm meets the chest. Apply moderate pressure to this point, one at a time or both sides at the same time. Breathe deeply while you do it. This will help with the flow of blood.

Heavenly pillar

This is perhaps the most popular and powerful point of them all. It rests one finger length below the bass of the skull. Web your fingers across the back of the skull and use both thumbs to apply firm pressure to both points. Close your eyes and breathe deeply for three minutes.

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