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The hall of impression point 

lies between your eyebrows. Applying pressure to this point is said to help with both anxiety and stress.

To use this point:

  1. Sit comfortably. It can help to close your eyes.

  2. Touch the spot between your eyebrows with your index finger or thumb.

  3. Take slow, deep breaths and apply gentle, firm pressure in a circular motion for 5 to 10 minutes.

The heavenly gate point 

is located in the upper shell of your ear, at the tip of the triangle-like hollow there.

Stimulating this point is said to help relieve anxiety, stress, and insomnia.

To use this point:

  1. Locate the point in your ear. It might help to use a mirror.

  2. Apply firm, gentle pressure in a circular motion for two minutes.

 

 

The shoulder well point

 

 is in your shoulder muscle. To find it, pinch your shoulder muscle with your middle finger and thumb.

This pressure point is said to help with relieving stress, muscle tension, and headaches. It can also induce labor, so don’t use this point if you’re pregnant.

To use this point:

  1. Find the point on your shoulder muscle.

  2. Pinch the muscle with your thumb and middle finger.

  3. Apply gentle, firm pressure with your index finger and massage the point for four to five seconds.

  4. Release the pinch as you massage the point.

Union valley point

You find this pressure point in the webbing between your thumb and index finger.

Stimulating this point is said to reduce stress, headaches, and neck pain. Like the shoulder well point, it can also induce labor, so avoid this point if you’re pregnant.

 

To use this point:

  1. With your index finger and thumb, apply firm pressure to the webbing between the thumb and index finger of your other hand.

  2. Massage the pressure point for four to five seconds, taking slow, deep breaths.

The great surge pressure point 

 

is on your foot, about two or three finger widths below the intersection of your big toe and second toe. The point lies in the hollow just above the bone.

This pressure point may help to reduce anxiety and stress. You can also use it for pain, insomnia, and menstrual cramps.

To use this point:

  1. Find the point by moving your finger down straight down from between your first two toes.

  2. Apply firm, deep pressure to the point.

  3. Massage for four to five seconds.

 

inner frontier gate point 

on your arm, about three finger widths below your wrist.

Stimulating this point may help to reduce anxiety while also relieving nausea and pain.

To use this point:

  1. Turn one hand so your palm faces up.

  2. With your other hand, measure three fingers below your wrist. The point lies here, in the hollow between the tendons.

  3. Apply pressure to the point and massage for four to five seconds