Acupressure is an ancient Chinese technique which involves putting pressure on the fingers or hands or some device on certain points of the body. The pressure unblocks the flow of QI to release stress. Here are few acupressure points to relieve anxiety-
TW15- This point can be found on both the shoulders between the base of the neck and outside of the shoulder, half an inch below the top of the shoulder. Put right hand on the right shoulder and the left hand on left one. Apply pressure on these points through fingertips with deep breaths to reduce your stress.
B10- It is located at one finger width below the base of the skull on the prominent muscle present half an inch outside of the spine. To activate this point, place your fingertips on the neck and apply pressure on the region while taking deep breaths. This technique gives instant results.
H7- This point is found on the little-finger side of the forearm, at the wrist crease. This point is activated by pressing it with the middle finger for 1 minute while breathing deeply. It helps to treat anxiety, insomnia, and cardiac pain.
GV24.5- This is a very powerful point for anxiety relief. This point is located exactly between the eyebrows. To activate this point, bring your palms together and put it on the point. Gently press the point using middle and index finger for 1 minute while closing eyes and taking deep breaths.
Acupressure is simple, risk-free and self-help tool. Most importantly it takes a very less time to perform these activities. So, now that you know the precise acupressure points for relieving insomnia, anxiety, and nervousness, stimulate them to relax your senses and calm your mind and body.