Pressure Point for Stress

How To : Turn Your Gag Reflex Off with Pressure Points

The gag reflex: it can interfere while in the dentist's chair, upon seeing another person throw up, or even just getting a whiff of a disgusting, stomach-twisting scent. Every time this reflex kicks in, it stops us immediately, inducing a choking, gagging, coughing fit. To ge ...more

How To : Improve your water polo pressure point defense

In this video tutorial, Greg Fraser demonstrates a few tactical pressure points that might be useful in competitive water polo. This video is a must-watch for all water polo players who want to improve their grappling skills and overall defense.

How To : Use the shower to relieve stress

Sometimes we don't have the time or money to go to a therapist to have them help us manage our stress. Using a shower to reduce stress is easy with these tips. Get advice on reducing and managing stress in the shower in this stress management how-to video. Take Action Use the ...more

How To : Give a relaxing body massage with four tips

This is the next best thing to having a live-in masseuse. Since your guy probably loves getting a rub down, why not do it right the next time you treat him to one by giving him this relaxing body massage? Check out the video for four tips on how to massage using pressure poin ...more

How To : Meditate for beginners

In this tutorial, we learn how to meditate for beginners. If you find it uncomfortable to sit on the floor, start out by doing yoga which will get you used to sitting in meditation. You don't have to sit on the floor, you can sit on the floor or anywhere the spine is straight. ...more

How To : Give a Thai body massage

There are 2 videos showing the different styles in Thai body massage: the northern style puts more emphasis on the stretching, while the southern style is putting more emphasis on pressure point work. No oil or other lubricant is used in this massage technique. This body massa ...more

How To : Form hydrothermal quartz

How can hot water form beautiful quartz crystals? This mine is red Georgia clay, with veins of minerals running through it. The veins are hydrothermal. Hydro means water. Thermal means heat. So the veins were caused by hot water. But how could hot water form quartz crystals? ...more

How To : Lower your high blood pressure naturally

Lowering your blood pressure can have many positive effects on your health. Follow Dr. Matthew as he takes you through steps to lower your blood pressure through natural methods. The first place to start is by managing emotional factors such as life stress. These stressors can ...more

How To : Give a professional hand massage

In this video, we learn how to give a professional hand massage. First, spread oil onto the hand with your hands, which will prevent you from sticking together. After this, open the hand up and interlock your fingers with theirs and start to massage the inside of the hand. Ope ...more

How To : Tone abs with a negative crunch exercise

Even thought this exercise has the word negative in it, doesn't mean it isn't good. Men's Health shows you exactly how to do the "negative crunch" exercise, where you need to lean backwards into a 45º angle and work your abs. Sit with your knees bent and your feet flat on the ...more

How To : Draw an urban garden using complex levels

Too often in the hustle and bustle of life we forget to take a deep breath, calm down, and embrace the quiet. Many of us are so wired to the point that the quiet scares us, leading to a state of constant overstimulation in which we develop stress, hypertension, and cardiovascu ...more

How To : Use micro-misters for drip irrigation systems

Micro misters allow for low volume of water over a wide area. They give good moisture coverage. Systems can be pulled up, changed and made into what you need it to be. Keep potted plants separate from other plants. They should have their own system. There is a system to encour ...more

How To : Identify fruit tree problems

This video describes problems with fruit trees and how to deal with them. One problem is Chlorosis, identified by yellowing leaves with green veins between the sections of the leaf. This is caused by a micronutrient deficiency (usually iron) that results when the tree roots ar ...more

How To : Install No-Frills Drip Irrigation

Solving a Dilemma This is a simple how-to for a cost effective drip irrigation system for your garden. My motivation to set up my garden for drip irrigation was pretty simple. In the summer, it gets to 90+ degrees outside, and my 50’ garden hose didn’t reach the far extents w ...more

How To : Improve your blood pressure with yoga

Do you suffer from high blood pressure and hyper tension? Do you happen to suffer from low blood pressure? In this excellent video, you'll learn some breathing techniques and yoga moves to help stabilize your blood pressure. Improve you energy and feel all around more centered ...more

How To : Make an atlatl deadly dart shooter

Headline: How to make an ancient spear throwing device -- the Atlatl Description: This device pre-dates even the bow-and-arrow, and can accelerate a spear to over 100 MPH, enough to pierce a mammoth's hide. Make Magazine describes how to make this weapon that is still used in ...more

How To : Break a choke hold

This martial arts video is for those of you who are not able to use the pressure point way to break a choke hold. I am doing this in slow motion to allow you to see what I am doing. Once you have the moves, do them faster and they will work for you.

How To : Bow the erhu

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to bow the Erhu. When playing this instrument, keep the shoulders and both arms relaxed. The elbow moves the arm, the arm moves the wrist, the wrist moves the fingers and the fingers move the bow. There is a slight twitch of the wrist ...more

How To : Relieve Nausea with Acupressure

Stop that horrible sensation with a form of traditional Chinese medicine known as acupressure. Watch this video to learn how to relieve nausea with acupressure. You Will Need * Two hands * Acupressure wristband WARNING: If you feel pain when using acupressure, stop immediat ...more

How To : Produce a good tone on the cello

Justin Cantor discusses how to develop a good tone on the cello. Several techniques to get a range of sounds are discussed along with the variables, bow speed, pressure and contact point.

How To : Understand the hemoglobin & its role in the body

An in-depth explanation of the structure of the hemoglobin molecule, the process by which it binds with the oxygen in the lungs, how it dumps the same oxygen molecule at the appropriate location in the body and how carbon-dioxide gets attached to the hemoglobin molecule are th ...more

News : Interview #2

I was able to interview another counselor. I was able to gather some of his opinion on stress. The following are the response I gather. Alejandro, Jessica Advisor Jessica Davis 19 February 2012 English 4 Javier Donaboe Therapist 1) Is stress different between teens and ...more

How To : Turn water into ice without a freezer

Here's a fun experiment you can do that will demonstrate the effects that pressure has on the freezing point of a liquid. You will amaze your friends as you do what seems to be impossible, turning water into ice without sticking it in the freezer. See water freeze before your ...more

How To : Cure a headache with acupressure

Learn how to cure a headache with acupressure. Instead of reaching for a pain pill, massage away a headache using acupressure, the traditional Chinese curative technique of applying pressure to certain points of the body. If you feel pain when using acupressure, stop immediat ...more

How To : Perform common types of massage

Massage therapy is the application of pressure to the muscles and soft tissues of the body for relaxation and health. It addresses a variety of conditions such as stress-related illness, sleep disorders, pain, headaches, high blood pressure, diabetes, post-operative swelling, ...more

How To : Give a trigger point massage

A trigger point is a group of knots in your muscles. When using a trigger point release you use firm pressure and have the person inhale and then slowly exhale. That allows the muscles to contract when they inhale and then relax as they exhale through their mouths. As they rel ...more

How To : Bast a quilt for free-motion quilting patterns

In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to baste a quilt for free-motion quilting patterns. This video is presented by craftygemini. This method of loading your quilt onto your quilting frame is known as floating where the quilt top and the batting are floated. ...more

How To : Do a toeside pendulum in snowboarding

In this video, we learn how to do a toeside pendulum in snowboarding. Start by sideslipping on your toe edge. Take note that tapping on one leg represents increased pressure on that foot. Look and point in the direction that you want to travel, then tap on both legs to get eve ...more

How To : Give a shoulder massage to ease stress

The shoulders can often be the point of most tension held in the body. These simple techniques will melt it all away. Massage strokes are demonstrated to ease the stressed muscles in the shoulders. Watch this video massage tutorial and learn how to give a shoulder massage.

How To : Get broader shoulders doing handstand pushups

First of all you need to place your palms on the floor and place your feet upside and touch the wall. Now start walking on your hands backwards towards the wall and at the same time moving your legs higher on the wall. Try to get as close as to the wall. Once you are into the ...more

News : Interview #3

The following are the response I gather from a therapist (is her opinion). Alejandro, Jessica Advisor Jessica Davis 19 February 2012 English 4 Ema Moya (Bilingual FSP Coordinator/Therapist) 1) Is stress different between teens and adults? Yes, Adults are more focus with ...more

How To : Reduce stress with these seven simple tips

From frat parties to midterms, college can be totally anxiety inducing. Luckily, we've found seven simple tips to help with stress management. Watch 'em and never sweat under pressure again! Health Guru is a site that produces videos which provide medical advice in a number o ...more

How To : Steal the basketball

Do you play basketball? Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to steal the ball on the court with Kansas senior point guard Russell Robinson. To this you, first you need to apply pressure. As you do this you force your opponent to make mistakes and this will gi ...more

News : Interview #1

I was able to interview a counselor. I wanted to know some of their opinion on stress. The following are the response I gather. Alejandro, Jessica Advisor Jessica Davis 19 February 2012 English 4 Karla Garcia (Case Manager) Is stress different between teens and adults? ...more

Chill Out & Get Enlightened : A Newbie's Guide to Meditation

Want to increase your creativity, attention span, intuition, self-knowledge—maybe even your sense of oneness with the universe? Start meditating on a regular basis. In addition to improving your concentration, mental health, and capacity to handle stress, regular meditation pr ...more

How To : Do a 360 flip on a tech deck fingerboard

This video shows us the method to do a 360 flip on a tech deck fingerboard. In a 360 flip the board rotates and exactly flips once before landing. Put your middle finger slightly of the side at the tip of the tail of the tech deck. Put your index finger between the tech deck l ...more

How To : Make an 8 point origami star

Origami is a creatively fun and entertaining artform that can relieve stress and help you with your hand eye coordination. This video will demonstrate how to create an 8 Point Origami star. You will need: - Large sheet of scrapbooking paper Steps: 1. Fold paper 3 times in ha ...more

How To : Do a heelside pendulum in snowboarding

In this video we learn how to do a heelside pendulum in snowboarding. Start by sideslipping on your heal edge. Then, tap on one leg to increase pressure on that foot. Reduce the angle and then you can slide your board down where you are facing. Look and point in the direction ...more

How To : Stop a cough with acupressure

Learn how to stop a cough with acupressure. The next time you're hacking up a lung, try stopping it with the ancient Chinese healing art acupressure. You Will Need * Two hands * Friend WARNING: If you feel pain when using acupressure, stop immediately. Pregnant women should ...more

How to Perform a wristlock : "Taki ori"

In this tutorial, we learn how to perform a wrist lock with Jared Fell. First, place your thumb on the other person so it's web against web. Next, use your pointer finger and point at the other person's face. The pinkie finger and index finger should both be pointing at the pe ...more

How To : Replace a magazine pistol when firearm training

Improve your speed when removing and replacing your magazine in pressure scenarios with minimized, smooth movements. The speed at which you remove and replace your magazine in a fire fight can mean the difference between victory and disaster. You must locate your index point, ...more

How To : Calculate GPA

If you fear you're off to summer school, ease the stress of uncertainty with some simple math and know when to seek help with your grades. You Will Need * A four point grading scale * Recent grades * A pen and paper * A calculator Step 1: Find a grading scale Find a four-poin ...more

How To : Use a Neti pot the right way

To correctly provide nostril to nostril irrigation, first fill the Neti pot with warm water or water a little warmer than body temperature. Mix one level teaspoon of salt into half a liter of water. Taste and spit the water to check the correct salinity. Place the nose cone in ...more

How To : Grip your golf club the right way

One of the key fundamentals to playing a successful game of golf is to master your grip on the club. Stand in front of the club with your hands relaxed at your sides and let the club fall into your hands. Next, bring the club around front and set it down. When you position the ...more

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