Tuesday, May 15, 2012

How to Rid Yourself of a Tension Headache

The traditional headache points in Chinese medicine have been used for thousands of years and are effective (time—about a minute):
1. Massage the traditional headache points at the indents where your neck meets your head, move up to the ridge of the skull, and massage all across the back of that ridge, rubbing hard with a circular motion.
2. Place your fingers at the bottom of your neck, next to your spine. Push in on the back of your neck with a circular massage.
3. Maintaining pressure, drag your fingers out to the sides of your neck.
4. Repeat, moving up a notch higher. Work your way up to the top of your neck.

Excerpted from Energy Medicine 2008 Tarcher 

Saturday, May 5, 2012

How to Escape the Grip of Fear

2012 TWS Nick Ortner
When you are caught in fear, anxiety, or a phobia, tapping a point on the triple warmer meridian, which governs the fight or flight response, can alleviate the fear. The next time you feel afraid (time—about a minute):
1. Start tapping on the back side of your hand halfway between your wrist and fingers, aligned with the point where your fourth and fifth fingers converge. Tap for about a minute.
2. If you still feel fear, tap on the other hand.
Even for a longstanding phobia, repeatedly using this technique begins to alter the underlying energetic pattern.

Excerpted from Donna Eden's book Energy Medicine, 2008 Tarcher.

Friday, May 4, 2012

Overcoming Depression

2012 TWS Kris CarrOvercoming emotional and physical challenges doesn't have to be difficult.

Our ability to help people overcome self-defeating emotional patterns, achieve higher levels of psychological well-being, and open their spiritual sensibilities is accelerating at an extraordinary pace.

The capacity for joy is wired into your body, carried along a network called the radiant circuits, whose energies are crucial for maintaining health as well as feeling good. When the radiant energies move, they bring strength and resilience, joy, and vitality.  You can engage these energies with Donna Eden's Daily Energy Routine.