With Jin Shin Jyutsu, you can perform touch therapy on yourself to boost your energy and balance emotions. By holding different parts of your hand, you can heal different parts of your body, which are tied to specific emotions. For example, to sooth stress and worry, I would hold my thumb for 3-5 minutes while breathing deeply.
Check out this Soul Spot TV diagram and details on their page.
More about Jin Shin Jyutsu
“Jin Shin Jyutsu is an ancient Japanese Healing Art. When an energy pathway in the body becomes blocked, energy stagnates. While initially this affects the local area of stagnation, it can create imbalance along the entire pathway. By using our hands and placing them on certain areas of the body, we allow blocked energy pathways to once again flow freely. This helps to keep the body free of disease; it eliminates stress, helps change our focus, relieves pain and alleviates acute and chronic conditions. Jin Shin Jyutsu balances mind, body and spirit.” (http://jsjnewyork.com/)
More about my interest in the Mind Body Connection
I’ve been suffering from nerve pains in my legs, face, shoulders, feet and hands for the past two years. I’ve been discovering that these pains are not from herniated discs but instead myofascial trigger points that cause the muscle to tense up and affect the nerves passing through the muscle. The reason for these knots are because of emotional or mental tension in the mind signaling the brain to cut off oxygen and blood flow to these parts of the muscles. The defense mechanism of this is so that the ego focuses on physical pains rather than hard to deal emotional pains. Thus, it’s a distraction from what’s truly going on. I’ve been doing a lot of internal work on myself from treating myself nicer and uncovering repressed emotions from my childhood I never dealt with, and I’ve been physically getting better! I truly believe that the mind body connection is strong, and that the solution to getting physically getting better comes from within. I will continue to share whatever I find in hopes that you get better too!