Do you know about the Jin Shin Jyustu? It is an ancient Japanese art and philosophy as well as powerful alternative health practice that can help you find and maintain balance in your physical and emotional well-being. It is a form of touch therapy that can relieve pain and harmonize the vital energy of the whole body. It involves gentle application of hands on the body in circulation pathways in a consistent, sequential pattern.
Here are some of the benefits of Jin Shin Jyutsu:
> Helps in pain relief and relaxation
> Reduces the effects of stress and anxiety
> Increases circulation and concentration
> Boosts the immune system
> Improves the skin condition
> Promotes regeneration
> Improves circulation and breathing
So here’s how you can perform this simple hand exercise yourself :
> According to Jin Shin Jyustu, each part of the hand is connected to different organs and its corresponding emotions. You can checkout the chart below and decide on which part of the hand to focus on.
> Hold the finger related to organ that you want to heal or emotion that you want to balance. Hold it for approximately 3-5 minutes while taking deep breaths.
> Repeat the above exercise on every finger if you want to balance and harmonize the full body.
Organs : Stomach and Spleen
Emotions: Emotional pain, worry, sadness, grief, depression, anxiety, stress, tension,
Physical Symptoms: stomach issues, skin conditions, headaches
Organs : kidney and bladder
Emotions: Fear, terror, mental confusion, frustration,
Physical Symptoms: back ache, gum issues, digestive problems,
Organs : Liver and large intestine
Emotions: Anger, rage, resentment, irritability, indecisiveness
Physical Symptoms: headaches, menstrual problems, fatigue, cramps, circulation
Organs : lungs and large intestine
Emotions: Anxiety, preoccupation, worry, fear of rejection, negativity
Physical Symptoms: skin conditions, digestion, respiratory problems.
Organs : heart and small intestine
Emotions: Low self-esteem, family, insecurity, nervousness, judgmental,
Physical Symptoms: blood pressure, sore throat, bloating.