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Message for Longevity

Acupressure Points for Relieving Improving Memory & Concentration.
Working on these points can help you get better quicker. You do not have to use all of these points. Using just one or two of them whenever you have a free hand can be effective. Points (A) -- One Hundred Meeting Point Location: On the crown of the head in between the cranial bones. To find the point, follow the line from the back of both ears to the top of the head. Feel for a slight hollow toward the back of the top of the head. Benefits: Good for mental concentration and improving memory; relieves headaches. Points (B) -- Sun Point Location: In the depression of the temples, one-half inch to the outside of the eyebrows. Benefits: Improves memory and concentration; relieves mental stress, headaches, and dizziness. Points (C) -- Gates of Consciousness Location: Below the base of the skull, in the hollows on both sides about two to three inches apart depending on the size of the head. Benefits: Remedies headaches, poor memory, and relieves arthritic pain that inhibits the ability to concentrate, regardless of the pain's location. Points (D) -- Heavenly Pillar Location: One-half inch below the base of the skull on the ropy muscles one-half inch outward from the spine. Benefits: Relieves stress, burnout, overexertion, heaviness in the head, and unclear thinking. This point will help relax your neck allowing greater circulation into your brain. Points (E) -- Third Eye Point Location: Directly between the eyebrows, in the indentation where the bridge of the nose meets the forehead. Benefits: Good for improving concentration and memory; clears the mind and uplifts the spirit. Points (F) -- Middle of a Person Location: Two-thirds of the way up from the upper lip to the nose. Benefits: Improves memory and concentration, and relieves cramps, fainting, and dizziness. The effectiveness of this point often increases by pressing it firmly each day over a period of several weeks. Points (G) -- Sea of Tranquility Location: On the center of the breastbone three thumb widths up from the base of the bone. Benefits: Aids concentration; relieves nervousness, chest congestion, insomnia, depression, anxiety, and other emotional imbalances that inhibi! concentration and clear thinking. Points (H) -- Three Mile Point

and poor concentration.Location: Four finger widths below the kneecap. one finger width outside of the shinbone. clumsiness and emotional instability Watch this short video to see how it’s done: . If you are on the correct spot. headaches. fatigue. a muscle should flex as you move your foot up and down. Points (I) -.Bigger Rushing Location: On the top of the foot. Memory and Concentration Improved by One Simple Exercise A quick and easy exercise improves poor memory. in the valley between the big toe and the second toe. lack of concentration. Benefits: Relieves poor memory. Benefits: Strengthens the mind and body as well as aiding mental clarity.

. and parent discuss how one easy exercise:     Stimulates neural pathways via acupressure points in the earlobes Synchronises the right and left side of the brain to improve function and promote calmness Sharpens intelligence in seniors. EEG scans show that it synchronises right and left sides of the brain to improve thinking and memory. learning difficulties and behavioural problems  Is fast and simple to do – takes just 1 to 3 minutes a day  Benefits anyone of any age Exercise Instructions Make sure you are wearing comfortable clothing and have removed any ear jewellery before starting. occupational therapist. mums.  Step One: Stand with your feet about shoulder distance apart. toes pointing forward.  Step Two: Hold your right ear lobe between your left thumb and finger. Avoid doing the exercise immediately after eating. In fact. dads and kids Helps those with autism. with the thumb on the outside of the lobe (we’re not joking).It offers real help to those with learning difficulties. Asperger’s syndrome. autism and Alzheimers disease. neurobiologist. a teacher. anyone whose memory is not as sharp as it should be can benefit from this exercise. doctor. Main Points From the Video In this video. juniors.

right arm on top (and we’re still not joking). For the Committed Some say the exercise is more effective if done while facing east (where the sun rises) with the tongue pressed firmly into the roof of the mouth – a tip no stranger than being told to hang on to your earlobes! Why Wait? So. Exhale as you squat and inhale as you stand. Results may be immediate or gradual. or knuckles to apply steady. A general guideline to follow is that the pressure should be firm enough so . Concentration should certainly be stronger within 3 weeks. again with you thumb on the outside of the lobe. ’squat and inhale’ (as recommended in the video). You should now be holding both earlobes with your arms crossed over your chest. How much pressure to apply to any point depends on how fit you are. Each point will feel somewhat different when you press it. use the approach that works best for you. either is probably fine. apply pressure gradually and hold without any movement for several minutes at a time. stationary pressure. some points feel tense. In or Out? Some groups swear by the ’squat and exhale’ approach while others insist it has to be.  Step Five: Repeat the squats for 1 to 3 minutes. How to Apply Pressure Firm pressure is the most fundamental technique. gradual. with an exercise this easy why not commit to giving your brain a regular workout? Just hold those ears and bend the knees for a few minutes each day to have clearer thinking and a sharper memory. Step Three: Hold your left ear lobe between your right thumb and finger. You can Use prolonged finger pressure directly on the point. It is also consistent with the principles of yoga where the breath is expelled with chest compression and inhaled with chest expansion. We have placed the squat and exhale method in our written instructions as an alternative to the video recommendation. while continuing to hold your earlobes. Go as low as you comfortably can and then slowly raise yourself back to a standing position. penetrating pressure for approximately three minutes is ideal. Use thumbs. while others are often sore or ache when pressed. palms. the side of the hand. steady. As both claim their breathing technique works.  Step Four: Look directly ahead and commence doing a body squat by slowly bending your knees and lowering your body toward the floor. The bottom line is. fingers. The exercise only needs to be done once a day but if concentration wanes it can be repeated as often as desired. or 14 – 21 times. To relax an area or relieve pain.

if you firmly hold the point long enough (up to 2 minutes using the middle finger with your index and ring fingers on either side as support). please consult with your physician before practicing Acupressure. This phenomenon is called referred pain and indicates that those areas are related. the pain will diminish. however. The more developed the muscles are. or cancer. Do not continue to press a point that is excruciatingly painful. If you feel extreme sensitivity or pain. Caution: If you have a serious illness . or life-threatening illness such as heart disease. gradually decrease the pressure until you find a balance between pain and pleasure. . It's important to drink plenty of warm water after the massage. Note that sometimes when you hold a point. the more pressure you should apply. to help clear away toxic substances in our body . you'll feel pain in another part of your body. Usually.that it hurts a little.