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DIY Acupressure points to ease stress and anxiety

As the pandemic continues there is an expected level of stress we all are feeling with adjusting with changes to our new lives. However, this technique is an easy way you can manage some of that stress at home or at your desk and add to your daily routine.

Acupressure is an alternative medicine technique similar in principle to acupuncture.

It is based on the principles of traditional chinese medicine, where “QI” life energy flows through "meridians" (invisible pathways) in the body. Instead of needles, physical pressure is applied either by fingers or a jimmy (pen like instrument) to specific points with the aim of clearing blockages in these meridians. This pressure triggers a variety of effects on your body and mind. This is believed to be an effective way to decrease stress, reduce pain and tension, boost circulation and improve the immune system.

Receiving professional acupuncture treatments is the best way to relieve stress and anxiety however as we are staying home more, DIY acupressure will help you manage some of the disco