I want to share with you a tool that I and so many of my clients use daily and LOVE. It's called a Still Point Inducer. I love that such a simple, portable tool can do incredibly deep work on the body.
Placed on the back of your head, you will drop into deep relaxation. Hello, achieving a meditative state in 1 minute! While you are feeling all the good feels, it is helping your brain and body to:
-Calm, balance, and re-organize the overall Central nervous system.
-Decrease membrane restrictions.
-Relax connective tissue.
-Normalize blood pressure.
-Reduce pain, edema, and fevers.
-Decrease cerebral congestion.
-Aid removal of metabolic wastes.
Seriously it's a one-stop-shop. Got a headache? Stressed? Insomnia? Feel a cold coming on? Neck pain? You name it, this can help!
I recommend doing it at LEAST 5-10 minutes before bed. But feel free to do it longer and several times throughout the day.
How It Works
This Still Point Inducer™ was inspired by Osteopathic Physician John E. Upledger, developer of CranioSacral Therapy. It works by creating a perceived pause in the Craniosacral Rhythm (the production of your cerebral spinal fluid). This pause creates a state of Homeostasis - a space for self-correction and healing.
As a practitioner, I like to use it at the beginning of the session to help start my client's healing process and then again at the end to add the "finishing touches" of the session. I use it on myself daily whether I am getting ready for bed or have only 5 minutes to get grounded before a client comes over!
How To Use It
If you want to learn even more, feel free to download and read these articles below:
The CranioSacral Still Point: Bring Sympathetic and Parasympathetic by MASSAGE-Magazine:
Craniosacral still point technique: exploring its effects in individuals with dementia.
To Relax You, Devices Apply Pressure to Points on the Skull by Wall Street Journal
Craniosacral Therapy for Depression, Neck Pain & Headaches
*DISCLAIMER* Do NOT use this if there is concern about pressure changes in the brain such as Brain tumor, stroke, or recent brain fracture.
Try it for yourself! And the best part? Amazon has free returns for prime members so just return it if it doesn't work for you!