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 for Anxiety

Anxiety and FEAR (False Evidence Appearing Real) are a big part of our lives. Managing our anxieties and fears goes a long way to managing stress in our lives and in our bodies. A very simple way to manage anxiety is to hold the index finger. Not only does it calm anxieties and nervousness, but…

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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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Self help holds for Fast Stress Relief

Stress. We all have to deal with stresses every day, which impair the stability and balance of bodily functions. A little stress is good (gives us a little kick to get us going) but a lot of stress, or even worse, long term stress can cause tension on all levels: the physical, mental and emotional.…

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Jin Shin Jyutsu: Self Help for ANXIETY, DEPRESSION and More…

Worry, Anxiety, Panic, Depression, Anger, Grief and other emotions are draining and exhausting. You can help ease these uncomfortable feelings YOURSELF by holding your thumb, or another finger. The effect is cumulative, so the more you hold a finger the more you will notice the effects. Have a look at the links to these older…

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