Japanese Shiatsu is a form of bodywork that consists of gentle finger pressure on certain points on the hands’ connective tissue. Over time, it is believed that Shiatsu self-massage could help the body start healing itself, allowing you to lower stress level.

  1. Use your thumb on your right hand to apply pressure in the middle of your left palm, pressing that area for 30 to 60 seconds.
  2. Pull all four fingers of your left hand with the fingers of your right hand to stretch them. Release after 5 seconds.
  3. Vigorously stroke the inside of your entire left palm with your right thumb for 30 to 60 seconds.
  4. Finally, flip your hand over and massage the top of your wrist in a circular motion for 30 to 60 seconds.
    Switch hands and repeat the exercise.Hand Shiatsu mHand Shiatsu massage pressure points for anxiety and stressassage for anxiety and stress

Carmen is an entrepreneur and content marketer. In a former life, as a corporate business executive, she relied on yoga, reflexology and other alternative practices to fight stress, anxiety and find balance. She’s on a mission to build healthy habits for a balanced, healthy life, connecting body, mind and spirit.