For those who have not heard of Jin Shin Jyutsu, an ancient Japanese art and philosophy, it is the right time to learn that now.
It is a part of alternative medicine which is based on the fingers, and whose task is to balance the energy of the body through the important points of the fingers which is essential for physical and emotional health.
How to perform:
- During the exercise, try to relax and concentrate on the difficulties that you have. Breathe slowly and deeply.
- Grab a certain finger with the opposite hand then grasp it and squeeze the whole fist. Stay in this position about two minutes. You will feel pulsation of the fingers.
- During the exercise, breathe evenly and slowly.
- To exercise the entire body you have to do this to each finger individually, and stay in this position for three minutes.
Which are the medical benefits:
Reduces pain and stress, relaxes the body, regulates sleep, increases circulation and concentration, strengthens the immune system, improves skin and cleanses the body.
Each finger represents one organ, and with pressing a particular point you can establish equilibrium.
Organs: Stomach organs
Emotions: Depression and anxiety
Physical Symptoms: Painful stomach, skin problems, headaches, nervousness
Organs: kidneys and bladder
Emotions: frustration, fear, mental burden
Physical symptoms: pain in joints and muscles, toothache and gum problems, addiction, indigestion.
Organs: liver and bile
Emotions: Indecision, anger, irritability
Physical symptoms: circulatory problems, menstrual problems, problems with your eyes or vision, fatigue, migraine headaches.
Organs: lungs, and colon
Emotions: Negativity, sadness, fear of rejection
Physical symptoms: Disturbances, tinnitus, breathing problems such as asthma, deep changes on the skin.
Organs: heart and small intestine
Emotions: Uncertainty, anxiety, feeling less valuable
Physical symptoms: Problems with pressure, heart problems, sore throat, problems with bones and nervous system and bloating.