Calming the Mind in a World of Overthinking
In the fast-paced, interconnected world we live in, the human mind is constantly bombarded with thoughts, information, and stimuli. It's no wonder that overthinking has become a common challenge for many.
Overthinking is more than just a momentary lapse in focus; it's a persisten state of mental unrest that can lead to anxiety, stress, and a diminished quality of life. This overactive mind not only affects our mental health but can also have physical consequences, such as disrupted sleep and weakened immune function.
Calming the mind has become a necessity for maintaining our mental health and well-being. Here are 3 of our favorite acupuncture points to calm the mind and promote relaxation.
Location - at the top of the head on the midline, 0.5 cun posterior to the anterior hairline
Actions: benefits the brain and calms the spirit, benefits the nose and eyes, eliminates wind
Location - at the midpoint between the medial extremities of the eyebrows
Actions - pacifies wind and calms the spirit, benefits the nose, alleviates pain
Location - at the temple
Actions - eliminates wind and clears heat, reduces swelling and stops pain, activates qi