The thymus thump: fanning our inner flame
If you want to improve your immunity and fan your inner flame with self-love and self-respect, then thymus thumping while saying affirmations is a very powerful Kinesiology self-help tool. It’s ideal for low self-esteem, chronic illness or auto-immune conditions.
Thymus comes from the Greek for heat or energy and this gland controls our very life force or vitality. It is also where white blood cells are trained how to protect us from bacteria, viruses, etc. The thymus is very sensitive to stress and it shrinks when we live with fear or anxiety.
The thymus gland loves to be tapped – especially in waltz time (1-2-3, 1-2-3). You can strengthen and build it up by smiling and laughing more … and also by saying affirmations while tapping or thumping. I suggest the following phrases (but it’s much more powerful if you find your own):
I am strong
I am worthy of love and respect
I love and respect myself
I am what I am
I have everything I need
Donna Eden is the Queen of Energy Medicine. If you want more energy and to be balanced and grounded, practise this five-minute tapping routine every day:
As Dr John Diamond said: “a true cure always involves a major change in a person’s attitude towards themselves and towards life”. He wrote a seminal work on the thymus gland in the 1970s: