People often find that what they left to do and how much mental energy they have left for those tasks seems to be unequal. There are times that the tasks seem to be overwhelming. The more drained people become, the less they are able to focus on the tasks they must attend to. As life becomes busier, overwhelmed feelings seem to be more and more common.

According to ancient Chinese discovery over 5,000 years ago, concentration could be improved, certain ailments could be healed and overall health and well-being could be improved by just applying pressure to specific parts of the body. You may be able to clear your mind to be more productive and better renew your mental energy by manipulating those key pressure points throughout the day.

What acupressure points help renew mental energy?

To help you calm your mind and focus your thoughts, you can massage together or separately GV20, GB14, GV24.5, and GV26. GV20 helps improve memory, concentration, and mental clarity. GB14 may also help with memory. You may opt to massage GV26 to improve mental focus, creativity, and ground yourself.

How does point GV 24.5 work?

According to Acupressure Wellness, GV 24.5 is supposed to be the "home of the knowledge, thoughts, vision, imagination, intuition. . . ." In order to calm the mind, clarify ideas and increase intuition, a gentle pressure must be applied with the middle finger. It is also recommended that before your get out of the bed in the morning, you must apply pressure to GV24.5 and GV20 at the same time for two to three minutes.

What else can you do to help renew mental energy?

Aside from using acupressure, there are also several ways for you to increase your focus and mental energy. First is to stop trying to "multitask.” It is less taking to the brain if you would only focus on the task at hand until it is done. It is also important to make sure that the sound that surrounds you is a help and not a distraction. While others need music, some people need silence. Make sure to find out how you work best and capitalize on it. Lastly, Make sure you eat right. The way your brain concentrates and recalls information is affected by the sugars, vitamins, and proteins you take in. Though these items are simple to apply, the benefits to be reaped can be huge. One of the earth’s truly renewable energy resources is probably mental energy.