Tagged: sleep

Acupressure point Hoku, LI4, Large Intestine 4

Acupressure Point: Hoku / Union in the Valley (LI4)

This point is fabulous because it can be used to treat pain and tension (physical and psychological), which includes many problems: headaches, constipation, insomnia, stress, tense shoulders and neck. Names: Hoku, Union in the...

Why and how to nap

Why Nap & How to Nap

If you are like most adults, you probably envision the concept of a nap as being applied to babies, toddlers, and young children. The lack of a nap for these beings probably brings to...

video russell foster | body clock

How our body clock affects our abilities

At the University of Oxford, Foster studies circadian rhythms — the internal 24-hour clocks that govern when we sleep, and that are partially regulated by exposure to light. According to his recent research, abnormal...

sleep, kidneys meridian

Sleep and the Kidney meridian

. For traditional Chinese medicine, the kidneys are essential for the vital energy: not only does the Kidneys meridian store the vital energy that we absorb day after day, but it is the cradle...