What vices have you wanted to drop? We all have them and they move us away from our fullest potential. I am talking the food, beverages, drugs, mind chatter, body abuse (doing too much or not enough), they are distraction to what are fear really is.
The thumb pressure exerted into the temples sends a current into the central brain. This current directly activates the stem of the pineal gland. This pulsation along with the mantra begin to balance and correct the insecurities and neurotic behavior patterns.