How to Ease FEAR: False Evidence Appearing Real

In the Jin Shin Jyutsu self help classes we often talk about FEAR as False Evidence Appearing Real. In the early days when I started teaching, one of my friends brought to life ‘False Evidence Appearing Real’ with a lovely anecdote on which I have based the following story: Imagine you’re walking down a dark alley.…

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Jin Shin Jyutsu® Self Help: Attitudes

The thumb and the fingers form the foundation of Jin Shin Jyutsu Self Help. Just by holding the thumb and the fingers every day one at a time for a few minutes, is a good way to regenerate all our 144,000 energy functions. Moreover, the effects over time are cumulative, so the more you hold…

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Self Help for Anxiety and Panic Attacks

There is an energy site on the outside of the wrist which is number 17 – it came into the universe meaning Reproductive Energy (as in generating new energy). Hold this energy site in emergencies to balance the nervous system. It is also a great helper to alleviate anxiety and panic attacks; and you can…

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Eat to Beat Depression

I say I love coffee – but am I in fact, addicted to it? Maybe it’s time to give the likes of Starbucks and Costa Coffee a wide berth. We often don’t realise that eating and drinking certain things over and over can have an adverse effect on our health and wellbeing – the symptoms…

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Jin Shin Jyutsu Self Help: Harmonising Attitudes

There are five Attitudes: Worry, Fear, Anger, Grief and Pretense.  Each finger corresponds to an attitude, so you can harmonise Worry by holding the Thumb, Fear by holding the Index Finger, Anger by holding the Middle Finger, Grief by Holding the Ring Finger and Pretense by holding the Little Finger. You don’t hold your thumb…

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Self Help to Beat Fatigue and the Heat

Fatigue colours our world and affects how we feel, and Jin Shin Jyutsu is one of the most powerful ways to overcome fatigue. Time after time, I have tried and tested these holds and it is absolutely amazing how my whole world can change in 20 minutes – purely because I have been able to…

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