The solar plexus has two points on the face that help with downshifting. The first we cover in the last video, the tranquilizer point. You can find that point in line with the front of the tragus, the little nob of flesh in the middle of the ear, where the ear meets the face. To find the second solar plexus point, slide your finger from the corner of the eye upward at an angle to the space in front of the temporal bone. You can find both points, and how to use them to relax, destress and bring on sleep in this week’s Wellness Wednesday video.
In a review of reflexology studies, researchers found that it lowered blood pressure and decreased anxiety by measuring alpha and theta waves of EEG measurements.
This is a totally portable tools that you can use anytime, anywhere to decrease stress even at your desk.
About the Author: Deb Timmerman, RN, DAIS, CSME, HMCT is the Chief Resilience Officer of Deb Timmerman and Associates, a firm helping people prepare for, recover from, and adapt in the face of stress, challenge, or adversity. She specializes in burnout prevention and recovery and rapid stress relief. She holds multiple certifications in complementary therapies and is certified in face and ear reflexology. This blog is intended for general education. While ear reflexology may provide benefits, it is not a substitute for conventional medical treatment. If you have a medical or mental health condition you should consult a medical professional.
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