A statistically high number of Americans admit feeling afraid or very afraid, according to a study conducted by Chapman University in late 2017. The top fears reported, along with the percentage of Americans feeling afraid or very afraid, are:
* Corruption of government officials (74%)
* Trumpcare (55%)
* Pollution of oceans, rivers & lakes (53%)
* Pollution of drinking water (50%)
* Not having enough money for the future (50%)
* High medical bills (48%)
* That the US will be involved in another world war (48%)
* Global warming & climate change (48%)
* North Korea using weapons (48%)
* Air pollution (45%)
Although I certainly can’t claim to be able to ward off any of the above fears, I am very confident in reflexology’s ability to reduce emotional experiences of stress and the subsequent effects that can occur from prolonged anxiety and stress. I know that from my own experience of 35 years of offering reflexology and from the historical fact that reflexology was first practiced in Russia in the psychiatric hospitals to help people suffering from anxiety.
I keep my movements slow; linger on points; offer lots of stillness. Focus on reflexes to the central nervous system, the vagus nerve to relax the entire digestive system, the endocrine system to support hormone secretions that promote sleep, rest and relaxation, and the diaphragm muscle to encourage slow, deep breathing.
Try it! What have you or your clients got to lose?
Maybe chronic health-destroying fear and anxiety?