From overwhelm to inner peace

Replenish yourself and you can serve others.

“I don’t have time to . . . “ We’re all busier than ever – even though we’re not getting in our cars to get things done. Today my cup felt pretty empty – with too many things to do, too many shiny objects drawing my attention and my energy. I remember someone telling me… Continue reading From overwhelm to inner peace

Be still? . . . perfectly imperfect

Mudra VI in Jin Shin Jyutsu helps with skin conditions, clumsiness, common sense, breathing and listening.

Meditate – easy peasy – right? To “Be Still” might seem a simple thing – just rest and relax. Well, some days, not so much. On difficult days, I remind myself to relax. If I can’t relax, I just accept it and forgive myself – for being imperfect. Brené Brown has written about the gifts… Continue reading Be still? . . . perfectly imperfect

Relieving Anxiety

Self help for anxiety with Jin Shin Jyutsu

My first introduction to Jin Shin Jyutsu was to reduce tension. As I came to experience this art, I realised it also helps in relieving anxiety – and so many other things. This post will focus on a few of the holds that I’ve found useful to relieve anxiety and tension. We can reduce tension… Continue reading Relieving Anxiety

Our health is in our hands

Our health is in our hands.

Hippocrates held that “the natural healing force within each of us is the greatest force in getting well.” We hold our health in our hands through our daily actions and through Jin Shin Jyutsu. Approaching health, some people take a hands off approach and seek healing from their doctors and medicine cabinets. I used to… Continue reading Our health is in our hands

Perfect Rhythm with Jin Shin Jyutsu

Some days seem far from harmony and perfect rhythm. Things don’t always go as planned. It sometimes seems impossible – but things can change in a single moment. Days in our lives First, some days there is perfect rhythm. Our body feels great. We can do the things we want. We sense harmony in the… Continue reading Perfect Rhythm with Jin Shin Jyutsu

Jin Shin Jyutsu in action

Bandaged wrist that was healed through Jin Shin Jyutsu.

Jin Shin Jyutsu can come in handy when you have injuries – testimonials from clients are good, and we can be our own testimony. I was painting my treatment room and strained my wrist earlier this week. It was very painful and I wasn’t able to use that hand without sharp twinges each time I… Continue reading Jin Shin Jyutsu in action

Sixth Depth in JSJ

6th Depth in Jin Shin Jyutsu is our connection with the cosmos and the colour is luminous ruby red

Total harmony? Good relationships? Key things for all of us. We can support ourselves and experience harmony when we support our sixth depth energy. This post gives a bit of information about the background of 6th depth, self care holds, and astrology links with the 6th depth. Sixth depth is our connection to the sun… Continue reading Sixth Depth in JSJ

Kidney function energy

As you start reading this, please hold your index finger to help your kidney function energy. It helps us from head to toe with all aspects of our being: physical, emotional, and mental. When I first heard about Jin Shin Jyutsu, the kidney function energy was an abstract concept – I thought it had more… Continue reading Kidney function energy

Help for burns with JSJ

Help ease the effects of a burn - palm the calves.

I’ve always been a keen first aider and want to give help for burns and other physical emergencies. On this vein, I recently saw a post about someone’s child who was burned by a tea kettle spill. Conventional first aid for burns Great information about taking care of the burn using all the conventional means… Continue reading Help for burns with JSJ

Numbers as qualities in Jin Shin Jyutsu

JSJ Philosophy

Our understanding about the world can expand by considering numbers as qualities. We use numbers in many ways. For example, we count how many (e.g. 5 minutes), measure quality (e.g. cost of €5 or €100), or express how much we like something (e.g. Likert scales with their range of values (0=not at all – to… Continue reading Numbers as qualities in Jin Shin Jyutsu

From Chaos to Serenity with Jin Shin Jyutsu

Going about our days, we sometimes find ourselves in chaos, filled with energetic zips and spurts and unease. For me, my physical body reminding me to breathe, reminding me to practice Jin Shin Jyutsu. Whether I gently hold my fingers or follow the sequence of a flow, the breath and Jin Shin Jyutsu return me… Continue reading From Chaos to Serenity with Jin Shin Jyutsu