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Emotional freedom technique / tapping


Emotional freedom techniques (EFT)—aka tapping—is a self-help therapy developed in 1995 by a lay healer named Gary Craig to help address mind/body health. It borrows from traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), specifically the concept that there is a network of energy pathways or meridians that circulate chi (vital energy) throughout the body. Here's an example of how it works: to clear disruptions in the energy flow that leads to negative emotions, choose an issue you want to address. It could be anger about a work situation, say, or a stiffy, achy knee. Then, using two or more fingertips, tap nine specific points (“acupoints”) sequentially on your head and upper body while focusing intently on a brief version of your issue (“this pain in my knee”). You can do this sitting, standing or lying down, and repeat as needed. Once you learn how to do it, EFT can be done in less than a minute—or a friend or EFT practitioner can do it for you.

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Books about Emotional freedom technique / tapping


The Tapping Solution: A Revolutionary System for Stress-Free Living

In this paperback edition of the New York Times best-selling book The Tapping Solution, Nick Ortner, founder of the Tapping World Summit and best-selling filmmaker of The Tapping Solution, is at the forefront of a new healing movement. In this book, he gives readers everything they need to successfully start using the powerful practice of tapping—or Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT).Tapping is one of the fastest and easiest ways to address both the emotional and physical problems that tend to hamper our lives. Using the energy meridians of the body, practitioners tap on specific points while focusing on particular negative emotions or physical sensations. The tapping helps calm the nervous system to restore the balance of energy in the body, and in turn rewire the brain to respond in healthy ways. This kind of conditioning can help rid practitioners of everything from chronic pain to phobias to addictions. Because of tapping’s proven success in healing such a variety of problems, Ortner recommends to try it on any challenging issue.In The Tapping Solution, Ortner describes not only the history and science of tapping but also the practical applications. In a friendly voice, he lays out easy-to-use practices, diagrams, and worksheets that will teach readers, step-by-step, how to tap on a variety of issues. With chapters covering everything from the alleviation of pain to the encouragement of weight loss to fostering better relationships, Ortner opens readers’ eyes to just how powerful this practice can be. Throughout the book, readers will see real-life stories of healing ranging from easing the pain of fibromyalgia to overcoming a fear of flying.The simple strategies Ortner outlines will help readers release their fears and clear the limiting beliefs that hold them back from creating the life they want.


The Tapping Solution for Weight Loss & Body Confidence: A Woman's Guide to Stressing Less, Weighing Less, and Loving More

Many women live their lives believing that they can’t ask for what they want until they change something they’re unhappy with. No promotion until they get new skills. No relationship until they establish their career. No fulfillment until they find love. One of the most common conditions women place on themselves is weight loss—no love until they lose weight, no sex until they lose weight, no happiness until they lose weight. But Jessica Ortner, co-producer of the highly successful documentary on meridian tapping, The Tapping Solution, offers women a better choice. Why not lose the weight and create the life you’ve always dreamt of? As a culture obsessed with weight loss, we all know the latest fads that claim to help us drop pounds instantly. What often isn’t discussed is the science behind the issue and how learning to deal with stress can promote and accelerate weight loss. Not only does stress create an overabundance of cortisol that is directly related to abdominal obesity, it also impacts behavior, supporting bad habits, including using food to deal with difficult emotions and painful situations. In this groundbreaking book, Jessica uses tapping to help tackle the stress that leads to weight gain—including the personal stresses of low self-esteem and a lack of confidence. Using her own struggles with weight loss, along with success stories of some of the thousands of women she’s worked with, Jessica walks readers through the process of discovering their personal power and self-worth. Her program is based on extensive research into the benefits and success of tapping and the hormones involved in stress and weight gain. In this book she guides readers through a proven process of overcoming their dependency on food. She covers everything from the emotional aspects of overeating and cravings, to how to find joy in exercise, the power of pleasure, and how our families and friends may inadvertently add to the problem. With hope, heart, humor, and science, Jessica weaves a path to a happy, healthy life full of confidence and joy.


The Tapping Solution for Manifesting Your Greatest Self: 21 Days to Releasing Self-Doubt, Cultivating Inner Peace, and Creating a Life You Love

Have you ever had the feeling your life just isn’t working? That no matter how much you push and direct, or sit back and let go, the square peg you’re holding just won’t fit into the round hole that is your life? What if, instead, the roadblocks to transformation went away? What if you could simply wake up as your greatest self, living your greatest life? Can you imagine what that would look like—and more important, what it would feel like? In this new book, the latest in the Tapping Solution series, Nick Ortner helps you not only imagine it, but make it a reality. In The Tapping Solution for Manifesting Your Greatest Self, Nick guides readers through a 21-day process of self-discovery and self-development. The 21 stages use the simple, proven practice called Tapping (formally known as Emotional Freedom Techniques). Each stage includes a Daily Challenge and a Tapping Meditation to help the changes take root. Drawing on wisdom sources from Aristotle to Dr. Seuss along with Nick’s own deep well of insight and engaging stories from his daily life, Manifesting Your Greatest Self is terrific fun to read. And readers can take their time with it: Nick encourages them to complete the program at their own pace, with the extra option of signing up for exclusive e-mail reminders to support them throughout the process. "We’re going to work together to let your light shine brighter than ever before," Nick writes, "to feel at peace in your body, to create the life experiences you most deserve and desire."

Podcasts about Emotional freedom technique / tapping


Ben Greenfield Fitness: Tapping & EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) - Pseudoscience, Quackery or Wildly Effective Healing Modality?

Does tapping really work? Tapping (also known as EFT or "emotional freedom technique") is a practice in which you tap specific parts of your body and simultaneously say an affirmation. It is supposedly a wildly effective healing modality that combines ancient Chinese acupressure and modern psychology. My guest on today's episode - Nicolas Ortner - created and produced the breakthrough documentary film “The Tapping Solution,” which followed ten people who used tapping to overcome significant challenges, including chronic back pain, fibromyalgia, insomnia, devastating grief and more. He has also authored multiple books on tapping, including The Tapping Solution. In today's show, I put Nick in the hotseat to explore whether or not tapping really works. During our discussion, you'll discover: -The fascinating history of tapping...9:40 -A short demonstration of tapping you can do on your own...15:50 -What if you just tap and don't do any affirmations, or vice versa...33:30 -The difference between tapping and acupuncture...38:30 -Who chooses which points are supposed to be tapped, and what happens if you "forget" a point...42:00 -Whether Nick's "style" of tapping is different than other styles, and if so, how...52:30 -How tapping would look for a chronic injury or nagging pain in a joint that won't go away....55:30 -How to tap for insomnia, high cortisol or stress...57:20 -And much more! Resources from this episode: -Nick's "Tapping Solution" books on Amazon and his other titles -Heal Your Body by Louise Hay -http://research.eftuniverse.com/ Episode Sponsors: -Blue Apron meal delivery service. Some of the best parts of our day happen over dinner. Use my special link and receive $30 off your first order from Blue Apron...A better way to cook! -Kion Flex When I'm injured, this is what I use to restore my body to optimum health. -Daily Burn is the fitness program you can stick with and get results that last. They’re the world’s leading provider of on-demand video workout programs you can do at home or anywhere with a connected device. Check them out and try it for 30 days FREE! -Organifi is an organic, superfood supplement line that makes quality, trusted nutrition convenient and accessible. My favorite is Organifi GOLD! One scoop makes amazing golden milk. Use promo code "greenfield" and receive 20% off your order! Do you have questions, thoughts or feedback for Nick or me? Leave your comments below and one of us will reply!

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