As we quickly approach Christmas, our brains do a funny thing. They seem to skip over Christmas, and all the food and desserts we will be eating and head straight to the first day of the New Year when we will be devoted, whole-heatedly to the lofty goals and resolutions we set for ourselves. Do you know what the number one New Year's resolution is? Weight loss. Do you know what the number one reason people give up on their resolution? Results don't come fast enough. So how do we set ourselves up for success? You've guessed it!
By applying pressure on the special points in the body that expel excess moisture and heat, we can improve circulation which is necessary to lose weight. It also strengthens your digestive system, which can help control your appetite.
Reducing stress is also something you can do with the help of reflexology. By paying little attention to your food and reflexology on a daily basis, you will be surprised how easily you can achieve weight loss.
This pressure point is found exactly 3 centimeters below the belly button. It enhances the function of the digestive system and gives your body strength. It also reduces constipation. Place two of your fingers on it and massage by moving your fingers up and down. Then press this point for at least 2 minutes twice a day.
Abdominal Sorrow Point:
Right in line with the ear lobe near the end of the ribcage you will find the abdominal sorrow point. Usually located under the last rib, this pressure point relieves you from any kind of indigestion, ulcers, rib pain and appetite imbalances. Curve your fingers and press this point for 5 minutes everyday.
The pressure point located in your ear helps to control appetite. Place your finger against the jaw and move your jaw up and down. Find the point that has most of the movement in your jaw and press it for a minute.
This pressure point helps the stomach to function properly, by improving the digestion and nourishing the blood. It is found 2 inches below the knee cap on the outer side of the leg. Apply pressure on this point for one minute with your forefinger. When you flex your foot up and down you can feel the muscle move under your finger. This is the right spot; press this point for 2 minutes every day to notice the change in your body.
The large intestine point is found on the inner side of the elbow crease. It is located to the end. This point stimulates the function of the intestine by removing excess heat and unwanted moisture from the body. Press this point for a minute everyday to see the results. Use your thumb to apply enough pressure on this point.
This pressure point works well for the spleen. It helps to strengthen your digestive system. The pressure point is found on the inner side of the leg 2 inches above your ankle, it is just off the bone. Press this regularly for the better functioning of the digestive system. Apply pressure for a minute with your thumb or knuckle and release slowly.
By using the above techniques, one can release the flow of energy through all the organs. Especially affecting the functions of spleen meridians and the stomach. The energy that flows helps in balancing the digestive system, compulsive urges to eat and appetite. The simple points you access in your body can play a vital role in your weight loss planning.
Reflexology is great for healing and repairing the body cells that help in restoring the body functions. It increases your awareness of the body and helps you tackle every disturbance with ease.