Eclectic Energies

Acupressure Points for Enneagram type 9

Acupressure points for emotional well-being, recommended for Enneagram type 9.


location of GB-44location of GB-44 Name: Yin Portals of the Foot (Gall Bladder 44)
Location: On the fourth toe, in the outer corner of the nail (so near the smallest toe).
Use: Press.
Effects: Enhances decisiveness and focus, while resolving anger. For timidity.


location of LIV-1 Name: Great Esteem (Liver 1)
Location: On the big toe, at the bottom corner of the nail at the side of the other toes.
Use: Press.
Effects: Assertiveness, discerning when to go along with others and when to assert oneself. Self-esteem.

You might also be interested in these books about acupressure at

Foundations of Chinese Medicine, by Giovanni Maciocia
A Comprehensive Text for Acupuncturists and Herbalists

Acupuncture theory, diagnosis and treatment, and the most important acupuncture points.

Acupressure for Emotional Healing, by Michael Reed Gach & Beth Ann Henning
A Self-Care Guide for Trauma, Stress, & Common Emotional Imbalances

Acupressure points for emotional ailments, combined with breathing exercises, stretches and movement routines.

The Joy of Feeling, by Iona Marsaa Teeguarden
Bodymind Acupressure

Jin Shin Do acupressure helps unblock emotions, making it safe to feel.

A Manual of Acupuncture, by Peter Deadman & others

Extensive and authoritative book on the acupuncture points.

See book descriptions