Jin Shin Jyutsu: Universal Art to Boost Energy and Balance Emotions

Jin Shi Jyutsu Flower

Jin Shin Jyutsu® is a Universal Art of harmonising the energy in the body by using the fingers and hands. It boosts energy levels, calms the mind, balances the emotions and much, much more. Even if we are not consciously aware of it, we use this Art in our daily lives to help ourselves –…

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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 Worry and Insomnia

During periods of stress, I sometimes find it hard to fall asleep. My mind starts WORRYING about lots of things. So when I have to get up in the morning, my mind feels fuzzy, my body feels heavy and I just have no enthusiasm for the day ahead. Luckily, when I can’t sleep because I’m…

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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 that works: As Easy as Holding a Finger

The hands and the fingers are the keys to self help in Jin Shin Jyutsu. Master Jiro Murai practised only a few  finger positions for seven days when he was labelled ‘terminally ill’ and made a full recovery. He also fasted and meditated which I’m sure fast tracked things considerably – but I wouldn’t advise…

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Exercise: Self Help for Insomnia – It WORKS!

Insomnia. Not being able to sleep. There might be several reasons for this. Sometimes if I go to bed hungry, I can’t sleep. Most often, I can’t sleep when my mind is full of THOUGHTS. The simplest way to combat insomnia is to hold your thumb. See this older post: Hold your Thumb for Worry

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Case 5: The Power of the THUMB

Someone says to me: ‘I can’t sleep, my mind is full of thoughts and worry.’ I say: ‘Hold your thumb.’ She holds her thumb and she is able to sleep. She says to me: ‘It was amazing! I held my thumb and the next thing I knew it was morning!’ So simple. Someone says to…

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Exercise: Hold THUMB for WORRY

Hold your THUMB (either side) to harmonise the attitude of WORRY, and to help: * Insomnia * Digestion * Headaches (esp. base of thumb) * Stress and nerves * Ground and calm * Nurture * Skin surface * Stomach and spleen energy * When have to SIT a lot

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