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Monday, February 24, 2014
Written by:
Christy Johnson, Ph.D.
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Jin Shin Jyutsu® (JSJ) Japanese acupressure relies heavily on numbers, especially with the twenty-six numbered Safety Energy Locks (SELs).  As seen in the table below, SELs 1 through 9 support your physical body, 10 through 18 harmonize your mental body, and 19 through 26 aid your spiritual body.  The complexity of JSJ makes it hard to carry the generalization too far, however, since SEL 10 helps knees and SEL 26 supports releasing accumulations such as tumors and cysts, for example.

Each SEL in a given column corresponds to the base number in the first row of that column.  In other words SEL 1, 10, and 19 all share the base number 1 and so on.  In my last blog post, I discussed the physical, mental, and spiritual aspects of SELs 2, 11, and 20 which share a base number of 2.

Physical  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9Mental101112131415161718Spiritual1920212223242526

Some time ago I wrote a “Safety Energy Lock Prayer” which may give you insight into the character of each SEL as well as the connection between the points sharing a base number.  You read the prayer from 1 through 26 but the format here reflects the shared base numbers in each row.

1- Please help me to let go10- Please help me receive your abundance19- So I can accept my responsibility and authority2- To grow and expand11- Unloading my baggage20- To help me see my way in life3- And relate12- So I can follow thy will and not my will21- Please help me become mentally free4- So I may live consciously13- Loving all beings22- Adapting happily5- Bringing my spirit into my human form14- Maintaining my equilibrium and being sustained23- Embracing my human destiny6- Please help me live in balance15- So I can be happy and content24- Harmonizing chaos7- Being victorious16- Please help me break old patterns25- So that I may be still8- So I can know the magic in life17- So I can open my heart to my intuitive self26- Enjoying total peace and harmony9- Being totally and completely fulfilled18- Calming my mind

Do any Safety Energy Locks speak to you? Right now I spend a lot of time with my friend SEL 14 which supports nourishment of all kinds.


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Why can't children receive Akashic Records consultations?

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The greatest benefit occurs when I incorporate all four modalities I practice. The option without the Akashic Records is appropriate for children under 18 who cannot receive readings. A stand-alone reading can bring insight and healing but does not involve my direct interaction with your energetic and physical bodies like my other practices.

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