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5 Benefits Of Thumping Your Thymus

The thymus gland is behind the top of your breastbone (sternum) and is responsible for producing mature white blood cells which fight the common cold as well as infections and serious diseases; it has a major impact on your immune system.

Performing the thymus thump helps to stimulate the thymus gland and keep this critical gland at peak performance.

It is said the thymus thump helps to release fear as well. Perhaps that’s why gorillas pound their chest, to show that they’re not afraid.


  1. Release fear.
  2. Increase your life force energy.
  3. Increase strength.
  4. Increase vitality.
  5. Strengthen your immune system.

It’s recommended that we perform the thymus thump 1-3 times daily.

This is how I do it:

  • I normally start with one deep breath.
  • Make a fist with your thumb against the outside of your index finger.
  • Gently strike your sternum with the inside of your closed fist.
  • This creates a vibration which will stimulate your thymus gland.
  • Rapidly but gently thump your sternum from 60 – 100 times in about 30 seconds or so.
  • Then I say “I am thankful (or grateful) for my healthy, stimulated and active thymus gland and all of its benefits” as I place my open hand on my chest over my thymus gland, palm down.

To your health,

Randall Monk

This Post Has 16 Comments

  1. Susan V Cantley

    Thank you for this needed reminder. I am beginning to realize that taking care of one self is a continuance job and I need to put a routine in place just like brushing my teeth.
    eg, thymus thump, violet flame, breast lymph massage , aura cleansing and the list goes on.
    When you snooze, you loose.

    1. Admin

      You are very welcome, Susan!

  2. Noel

    Thank you!! I am adding this to my daily self care!! I will be thumping like a gorilla!! I appreciate this.

    1. Admin

      You are very welcome, Noel!

  3. Lucija

    Thank you, Randall, this is really precious.

    1. Admin

      My pleasure, Lucija!

  4. Bruce Durward

    I was taught 3-5 thymus thumps would clear the nervous system before doing muscle testing or other procedures such as using a pendulum or dowsing.

    1. Admin

      That’s good to know, Bruce.

  5. Br Rick

    Thanks for the insight

  6. Breanah

    I do this all the time. Recently after Radiation and Double Mastectomy treatments. I couldn’t for awhile because it was so inflamed, and swollen, but thank God it’s better. I really love my Sternum!! I did some pounding on it today and I could feel the energy activate and it felt so lovely. I had to look it up for confirmation. Thank you!!

    1. Randall Monk

      Thanks for sharing, Breanah! I love hearing of others thumping their thymus.

  7. Angeline Johnson

    I was just trying to find a citation on this to give to a friend. I was intuitively doing similar a decade+ ago, had NO idea I was literally helping with my own stamina and healing.

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