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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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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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 and The Fear of Disease

Our world thrives on Big Labels. What’s a Big Label? My simple way of putting it is: anything that we are told we have that causes us FEAR. A headache is a ‘small label’ – which we can ‘fix’ quite quickly in most cases. But cancer for instance,  is a ‘big label’ which generates a…

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