For people wanting a natural and effective method to relieve stress, there’s a simple technique to help them relax.
The effects and causes of stress are wide and varied, and can be experienced in different ways. When we experience stress, we feel an aching and heavy sensation in specific parts of our body. Stress is the greatest cause of a wide range of diseases hitting the US these days.
Chinese acupressure massage can work miracles for our health. This practice is a fairly easy way to manage stress through the massaging of specific acupoints on the ear.
Alleviating Stress by Applying Pressure to the Shen Men Point
What you should do when you are stressed out?
First, remove all negative emotions. Keeping stress insidetends to upset the balance in your body. Your body processes it’s very own anti-stress areas, and through psycho-reflexology, these areas can eliminate the physical effects of stress.
In ancient Chinese culture, this acupoint or area is called “The Gate of Heaven” or the Shen men point. Our entire body derives cosmic energy when this acupoint is treated. The Shen Men is a special point in that it boosts energy levels, helps reduce stress, and strengthens our overall health.
Addiction and inflammation are subdued by applying Chinese acupressure massage to this point. At the same time, this technique can alleviate pain in every part of the body.
You can find the Gate of Heaven or Shen Menacupoint on the upper thirdarea of your ear.
To stimulate the Shen Men acupoint, here’s what you need to do:
– Apply Chinese acupressure massageto the point and gently massage it with a cotton swab. You need to listen to your body and breathe deeply.
– While inhaling, turn your head to the left; turn your head to the right while exhaling. Soon, you’ll feel your body slowly relaxing.
– Use your fingers to massage this acupoint. Perform this very effective technique each time you are under extreme stress. In addition, you can perform it each night before you go to sleep.