Getting relaxed and fully calmed is one of the best things in life. And as much as we want to get relaxed often, we simply cannot with all these stresses in life. However, we can still get some great relaxation tips from the Japanese people. These techniques had been done for many years, and they truly are effective when it comes to relieving stress. The best part is these techniques can be done practically anywhere. When you’re walking, when you are at work, at home, on the mall, at bed, anywhere! Plus they also gave us other tips on how to relieve stress! Isn’t that great? We’re excited to share these with you!
What is the Japanese relaxation technique?
Before you begin, you should know that each of the fingers are associated with different feelings or attitudes. Using the opposite hand, pressure is applied to each finger to work on the desired emotion.
You’ll be able to feel it working with each pulse of pressure. Take a look at the emotions associated with each finger:
- Thumb: Helps combat emotions like worry and anxiety.
- Index: Can help combat fear.
- Middle: Helps control anger and indignation.
- Ring: This finger is associated with the emotions of sadness and depression; helps you to be more decisive.
- Pinky: Helps to calm anxiety, increases optimism.
This simple technique uses concepts from traditional medicine, but integrates them into a simple exercise that anyone can do at home. This Japanese technique is truly extraordinary; it provides a simple way to achieve balance on a mental, physical and even spiritual level. This practice is a form of self-awareness,relaxation, and harmonization of the body and mind.