Yin Tang

Relieve anxiety with Yin Tang

Yin Tang is used to relieve anxiety Yin Tang is an “extra point.” Extra points are a group of acupoints that are not located on meridians, so they are called “extra.” Yin Tang is located between the eyebrows. This point is often referred to as the “third eye” in other healing traditions. Gentle massage to Yin Tang…

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calm a busy mind

How to calm a busy mind

A busy mind can be annoying. I know from personal experience! Here are a few things that I have found to calm a busy mind: Just stop whatever it is that I may be doing physically. Stop that activity and take a few deep breaths. Then take a few breaths while coaxing my mind to follow my…

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Reduce Anxiety

Too much energy in the head can result in feeling anxious, overwhelmed, distracted, hyperactive, and unable to sleep. Every part of our body from head to toe requires energy. This energy, known as Qi (“chee”) in Chinese medicine, can get out of balance. An excess amount of energy in the upper part of the body…

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Emotional Balance with Meridian Massage

Emotional “imbalance” is often the result of our attempt to block the expression of an emotion that we do not like, or to hold onto an emotion that pleases us.

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Acupressure Points for Balancing Fire and Water

Chinese Medicine offers western holistic medical practitioners a wonderful way to explore health and vitality. At its simplest level, Chinese Medicine is focused on balancing Yin and Yang. Acupressure is a technique often used within Meridian Massage. Yin and Yang are the two fundamental aspects of all creation: thoughts, material objects, emotions, plants, humans, business…

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Earth Out of Balance: The Manifestation of Over-Thinking

(Part one of a two part series on Earth Out of Balance) What is over-thinking really? What does it really mean? I have read this term many times throughout my study of Chinese Medicine. Over-thinking is woven in with the Earth element. I’ve seen the term associated with the emotion of Earth, usually paired with…

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