Acupressure Points for Migraines

Acupressure Points for MigrainesAcupressure Points for Migraines

Tuesday, 10th July 2012 09:00

For fast relief, learn secret points used in Traditional Chinese Medicine to relieve all sorts of persistent aches of the head.

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Give & Take: A Hand Massage

Hand MassageGive & Take: A Hand Massage

The hands, ears, and feet are microcosms of the body. This means that massaging these areas are massaging the macrocosm of an entire wellness system like muscles, organs, nerves, and endocrine circulatory systems.

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Prayer for Morning

Prayer for MorningPrayer for Morning

Tuesday, 12th June 2012 09:00

I come to this day a beginner. I open my eyes and the world rushes in. I am awake.

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Step-by-Step Guide to Self-Massage

Self MassageStep-by-Step Guide to Self-Massage

Before massaging each body part, place a small amount of body conditioner in your hands and rub your palms together.

1.    Neck ~ Starting where your neck and shoulder meet, sweep up toward the head with a slow open palm. Repeat 3X.

2.    Shoulders ~ Using your opposite hand, reach across to massage from where your shoulder and arm meet up toward your neck. Repeat 3X. Switch sides.

3.    Arms ~ Move up the forearm, elbow, and bicep in a slow, upward stroke. Repeat 3X. Switch sides.

4.    Chest ~ Massage the pattern of a figure eight across your chest, including your pectorals and breastbone. Repeat 3X.

5.    Abdomen ~ Start at the top of your belly and work clockwise in a full circle.

6.    Lower Back ~ Cross over to reach your back and without straining, massage your lower back and oblique muscles in a circular motion. Repeat 3X. Switch sides.

7.    Buttocks ~ Reach behind to massage your buttocks in a circular motion. Repeat 3X.

8.    Thighs ~ Starting at your knees, work upward, cupping both sides of one thigh. Repeat 3X. Switch sides.

9.    Knees ~ Massage your entire knee joint with both hands in a circular motion, including both the front and back. Repeat 3X. Switch sides.

10.  Calves ~ Starting at your ankles, work upward with cupped hands to massage one calf at a time. Repeat 3X. Switch sides.

11.  Feet ~ Take a comfortable seat. To massage the bottoms of your feet, make a fist and use your knuckles to stroke from the heel to toe. Place your hand on top of your foot and sweep upward around the ankle. Cup the heel and circle around. Repeat 3X. Switch sides.


Ritual to Face Fear

Ritual to Face FearRitual to Face Fear

Tuesday, 22 May 2012 09:00

Before you can overcome it, first you must face it. And it doesn’t need to be a fight. When you face the sun, there’s no aggression toward the sun. We notice. Time flies and suddenly we realize something is different. We’ve changed by simply relating to what is.

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