As explained on Soul Spot TV, Jin Shin Jyutsu is an ancient, Japanese type of touch therapy which one can perform on their own. It is beneficial for balancing your feelings and energy through the proper stimulation of the meridians that are located in the hands.
Continue reading the article if you are interested in learning this beneficial and relaxing method.
How to Perform the Massage
First and foremost, it is important to note that each of the fingers is associated with different emotions and organs. After checking the chart, hold the appropriate finger connected to the emotion you need to improve or the organ you need to heal for a period of three to five minutes and remember to breathe properly and deeply while doing this.
For a complete harmonization in the body, apply pressure on every finger. According to a study done at Markey Cancer Center, patients experienced significant benefits like lower stress and nausea after this massage. Also, those who had problems with falling asleep easily reported being able to fall asleep fast after applying pressure on their thumb.
- The thumb
Pressure this area if you need to address depression, anxiety, and worrisome thoughts. It can also help with spleen and stomach problems. Massage it if you experience stomach aches, skin issues, anxiety, and skin issues too.
- The index finger
If you experience mental confusion, fear, and frustration or if you have problems with the bladder or the kidneys, massage this finger. If you happen to struggle with muscle and back pain, teeth and gum problems, addiction, or digestive problems, apply pressure and stimulate this finger.
- Middle finger
This finger is reserved for those experiencing emotions like irritability, indecisiveness, and anger or if they have health problems with their gallbladder or liver, accompanied with symptoms like tiredness, migraine, headaches, menstrual cramps, and poor circulation.
- Ring finger
If you want to fight off grief, negativity, and sadness, you should apply pressure to the fourth finger. Also, it is great for addressing large intestine and lung problems or if you experience digestion-related issues, asthma, tinnitus, and skin problems.
- Little finger
If you are experiencing problems with a low self-esteem, judgment, anxiety, or insecurity, you should stimulate the small finger. Also, it is beneficial for addressing problems with the small intestine and heart and if you are struggling with heart problems, imbalanced blood pressure, bloating, and sore throat.