Practice an Old Japanese Self-Relaxation Technique and Reduce Stress

Recent studies have discovered that there is a strong link between the constant stress and the variety of emotional and physical disorders such as vomiting, nausea, high blood pressure, stroke, anxiety, depression, weak immune system, heart attack, as well as the further develpment of any serious diseases.

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Unfortunately, in the world of today, the stress is literally something that cannot be avoided by anyone. This increases the risk of various ailments.

Self-Relaxation Technique

Self-Relaxation Technique

This is why, if you do not manage to find or create a way for yourself to calm down and reslease some of the stress that is build up inside of you, you will not be able to avoid the complications that come after that.

Thankfully, you can lower the stress with the help of a variety of methods such as yoga, meditation, music, exercise and massage. This is why today we are going to suggest that  you try one of these things, it will definitely help you get there.

So, today we are going to show you a Japanese self relaxation technique (this is an ancient technique), that will undoubtedly provide you with some satisfying effects. You can literally practice it anywhere you want and it will not take more than five minutes out of your time.

In this technique, first of all, it is believed that each finger is linked to a different emotion or a different feeling, and this is how:

  • the thumb helps you deal with anxiety and worries in a better way
  • the index finger is believed to help you overcome fears
  • the middle finger relates to controlling the feelings of rage and bitterness
  • the ring finger is best to treat melancholy and depression
  • the little finger is able to help you manage stress, boost the self-esteem and support optimism

So now, when we got all of the fingers covered, this is what you will need to do. The aim of this technique is to create a balance from all the opposing energies that are travelling through your body.

What you should do is grasp one finger at a time, and take the next finger and wrap it over the previous one. You should definitely hold one finger for about one to two fingers until finally there is a pulse to be felt.

But, if you try and gently press the center of your palm with the thumb from the other hand, and hold like that for a period of about a minute, you  can even bring yourself to a deeper state of being relaxed.

Try this easy technique, it will definitely work on you. After you’ve tried it, you will notice that you can manage your stress much easier, you can relax and your spirit will be balanced.