https://healgrowthriveflow.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Ren-17-Video-Jan-2021.mp4 Sometimes, when I find this point, it’s so tender I can barely press on it. Other times, it feels fine. It all depends on how my back is doing (especially my spine, directly behind this spot), and whether I’m going through anything that brings heartache.  In English, it’s usually called Ren 17, sometimes translated…

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https://healgrowthriveflow.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Liver-3-Video-Jan-2021.mp4 You’ll have to take your shoes off for this one. It’s worth it. Liver 3, aka “Tai Chong,” aka “Great Rushing,” located in a valley on your foot, is important for people dealing with stress. (Should I simply say “for people”? Is anyone NOT dealing with stress?) Watch the video above to learn how…

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https://healgrowthriveflow.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Du-20-Video-Jan-2021.mp4 Sometimes Yin and Yang are easy to understand: Where is the most Yang place on your body? The top! The uppermost point on your body, Du 20 (aka Baihui, aka “Hundred Meetings”), has everything to do with Yang. We use this point either to send excess Yang back down, or lift deficient Yang back…

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https://healgrowthriveflow.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Lung-7-Video-Jan-2021.mp4 Here’s another way to locate one of the points I showed you in my March 2020 post about self-acupressure for Breathing, Digestion & Immunity. This is Lung 7, called Lie Que in Chinese, meaning “Broken Sequence.” On the landscape of your body, here two rivers briefly join. This is where the Lung channel “breaks”…

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https://healgrowthriveflow.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/Large-Intestine-10-Video-Dec-2020.mp4 This point is one of my favorites to teach to patients, because of how well it responds to acupressure massage. (Some other points respond much better to an acupuncture treatment, with needles.) Watch the video above to learn how to find Large Intestine 10 on the landscape of your body. I turn to this…

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https://healgrowthriveflow.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/Large-Intestine-4-Video-Dec-2020.mp4 Recognize this one? Large Intestine 4 might just be the most well-known acupressure point. But do you know how to find it on your own body? Your body is a landscape of many rivers, trails, and landmarks. Watch this short video for directions. I turn to this point for people wanting relief from stress,…

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Self Acupressure with Leilani Navar for supporting the lung large intestine spleen and stomach networks breathing digestion immune system healgrowthriveflow.com

Here it is! This is the video I promised you in my last post. It’s a quick tutorial on how to use 10 self-acupressure points to support your Lung, Large Intestine, Spleen and Stomach networks, during this time of heightened attention to optimal immune function and resilience. These networks govern breathing, digestion and assimilation of…

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9 Ways to be My Healthiest Self Now Grounded in Modern Research Traditional Wisdom by Leilani Navar healgrowthriveflow.com

There’s never been a better time to be your healthiest self. I’ll keep this to-the-point: Here are 9 ways I’m optimizing my well-being and resilience right now, which you can consider too. These are the same recommendations that I give to most of my patients. As with everything posted on this site, it is for…

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Why Bring Dreams and Chinese Medicine Together by Leilani Navar at healgrowthriveflow.com

I’ve had to admit that only certain people lean in and ask for more when I say, “I had such an interesting dream last night…” Others give a vague, “Hm,” or steer the conversation to another subject. And that’s fine. I love talking about dreams – with people who love talking about dreams. When a…

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