Shiatsu Point for Anxiety

Shiatsu Point for Anxiety

Shiatsu Point for Anxiety When the Kidney meridian is not functioning properly, we can be prone to stress, fear, and anxiety. When the meridian is functioning well, we can move effortlessly through the world feeling motivated and confident. Kidney Meridian Point 1 (KI 1) is located in the sole of the foot in “V” that is…

Shiatsu Point for Depression

Shiatsu Point for Depression

Conception Vessel Meridian Point 17 (CV 17) can be helpful in providing symptomatic relief from depression. It’s located on the centre of the breastbone 3 finger-widths up from the bone.   Shiatsu Point Therapy Using either your thumb or middle finger, apply pressure until you feel the soreness in the point. While maintaining the pressure,…

A Cat’s Purr Can Help Reduce Stress and Lower Blood Pressure

A Cat’s Purr Can Help Reduce Stress and Lower Blood Pressure

When a cat purrs it may be doing something more than simply communicating or expressing contentment. Some researchers believe that the vibrations (24-140 per minute) are helpful for bone regeneration, to reduce pain and swelling and repair tendons and muscles. However, purring doesn’t only benefit cats. Research has also shown that stress relief and lowering…

Shiatsu Point for Calf Pain

Shiatsu Point for Calf Pain

Bladder Meridian Point 40 (BL 40) can be helpful in providing symptomatic relief from calf pain.  It’s located in the middle of the crease behind the knee. Shiatsu Point Therapy Using either your thumb or middle finger, apply pressure until you feel the soreness in the point. While maintaining the pressure, breathe slowly in and…