An Example of Self-Tapping

I led a workshop last weekend on using EFT for self-care. We learned how to use EFT by ourselves for ourselves. I had the opportunity to practice what I preach this week. I was upset because someone I rely on canceled her commitment to me because she said she was sick. My immediate reaction was suspicion and then that turned quickly anger. Complaining to a few friends about her didn’t make me...
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When Should You Consult an EFT Practitioner?

One of EFT’s selling points is that it is a self-help tool. Many – maybe most — people tap on their own and get good results, meaning they feel better. So why might you need an EFT practitioner to help you tap? What can you expect from a session with a practitioner? Here are 3 reasons that may warrant a consultation with an EFT practitioner. Reason 1. You aren’t getting the results...
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From Blah to Content in Minutes

I love to hear about “one minute wonders” in the EFT world. Those are quick turn arounds in feelings or attitudes that take place with only a little bit of tapping. “Theresa” was looking forward to a new baby and a new job that were both approaching in several months. However, she found herself feeling “blah” in her current job. But she liked her job and she didn’t want to spend...
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EFT and Uncomfortable Feelings

Most of us are very skilled at not feeling feelings that are uncomfortable. We do our best, usually unconsciously, to just not feel them. We might use distractions (surfing the internet, binge watching shows, shopping, etc) or overuse substances (food, alcohol, drugs, etc). If we aren’t unconsciously avoiding them by those means, we might convince ourselves that those feelings don’t exist in...
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How Do We Heal with EFT?

How do we heal with EFT? Let’s first distinguish between the use of EFT for in-the-moment stress release and healing. Stress release can happen very quickly—in minutes—by simply tapping on the acupressure points with or without focusing on what is stressing you. This is often accompanied by yawning, relaxing of the body, feeling better for the moment, or getting motivated to do something...
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