Your method is pretty much what the die instructions might tell you.
What is common :That method pushes the shoulder back more than necessary.Brass life may be better if we don't do that,so not quite screwing the die in all the way helps.
You don't have that problem.
What to do if your press is springing?
If it is a $29 lightly engineered press,you may need a better one.If its old,the pins/links may be worn