Are you feeling drowsy or having difficulty focusing? Maybe you were up too late last night or simply didn’t sleep well. Perhaps you’ve been in a class for a while or are working on something you’re not especially interested in. If you’d like to improve your mental alertness, acupressure has an easy way to achieve that.
Press the tip of your forefinger firmly into the divot between your nose and upper lip. Apply enough pressure that you feel it in your upper gum. Hold this as you breathe slowly and deeply for at least two minutes, if possible, for optimal results. If you can’t spare two full minutes, do it for as long as you can.
Holding this acupressure point is effective for counteracting dizziness, fainting, and dissociation. It clears away fogginess and drowsiness. It makes you clear-headed. It will increase your attentiveness and uplift your energy.