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Some­times touch can be healing. Kathy de Bucy, direc­tor of the Cana­dian Acu­pres­sure Col­lege, says there are ap­prox­i­mately 365 points sit­u­ated along 12 path­ways that trans­mit en­ergy through­out the body. They be­come blocked, but when you ap­ply pres­sure to them you send a mes­sage to the brain to help re­bal­ance en­ergy, re­lax the mus­cles, im­prove cir­cu­la­tion and re­lease en­dor­phins. Give it a try for oc­ca­sional…


Press your thumb on the mid­dle of the in­side of your wrist about three fin­gers above the wrist crease and hold that for about two min­utes with very firm pres­sure (but not enough to hurt). Re­peat on the op­po­site side.


Press your thumb in the val­ley be­tween your op­po­site thumb and in­dex fin­ger, and hold for two min­utes. Re­peat on the op­po­site side.


Use your thumb to hold di­rectly be­low the peak of your in­side an­kle bone, wrap­ping your hand around the an­kle. Hold for two min­utes and re­peat on the op­po­site side.

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