This Hand Exercise Will Boost Energy And Balance Your Emotions

Jin Shin Jyutsu is the ancient oriental art of releasing tensions which are the causes for various symptoms in our body. It involves gentle application of hands on the body according to established procedures, and helps harmonize and balance the vital energy of the whole person — mind, body and spirit — thereby rallying the body's own healing mechanisms.

A Simple Technique That Can Be Done Anywhere

By using your hands and placing them on certain areas, you can open them up and release the congestion so that the energy can flow uninterrupted down the front and up the back. When all the energies are flowing in harmony, there is a sense of well-being and happiness.

  • Our fingers are connected to different organs and emotions/attitudes, as shown in the picture below.
  • Hold the finger correlating to the emotion you want to calm, or the organ you want to heal, for 3-5 minutes while breathing deeply.
  • For a total body harmonization, go through all of the fingers of each hand.

According to a study at the Markay Cancer Center, patients who underwent this therapy were able to note positive benefits, including reduced stress and nausea, after each of their sessions.

Patients who were having trouble getting rest, reported they had a much easier time falling asleep while holding their thumb. Could this be the reason why babies tend to find comfort in sucking their thumb, or reason behind flashing people the middle finger to show anger?

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