causes all sorts of distressing emotions and dis-ease?
A: How emotional issues are held in the body.
How Can EFT Help?
Also referred to as “tapping,” EFT helps release release distressing emotions, leaving you with increased calm and confidence.
I use EFT with my clients because it is especially helpful in reducing anxiety, stress, worry and fears of all kinds.
With EFT, you can:
- Avoid getting stuck in distressing emotional states
- Increase positive thinking and focus on positive solutions
- Reduce fatigue and have more energy
- Get better sleep
- Have more satisfying relationships
- Feel better about yourself!
How Does EFT Work?
Just like Reiki and other forms of energy healing, EFT is based on the idea that there is a “life force energy” flowing through all living things. This vital energy of life is called “ki” or “chi” or “prana” in various Eastern traditions.
When this vital life energy is balanced and flowing freely through you, you can achieve a happy, healthy state of well-being. However, blockages or imbalance in your body’s energy system can lead to pain or dis-ease.
EFT works by stimulating your energy meridians, allowing emotional and energetic releases.
When our energies are allow to flow freely, the body has amazing abilities to heal itself.
The Critical Connection:
It just makes sense that if you spend a long time carrying around anger, fears, grief, traumas, blame, guilt, resentments or other emotional pain, the body becomes stressed.
Stress can eventually show up physically in the form of pain and dis-ease. The medical community is increasingly telling us that in order to improve conditions such as anxiety, depression, insomnia, headaches, high blood pressure, irritable bowel syndrome, acid reflux and more (!), that we need to reduce stress.
EFT is a tool to help you get to the root cause of whatever is bothering you. EFT works at 2 levels:
- EFT provides immediate relief so you can feel better in minutes
- More importantly, EFT also works deeper to help release and heal the root cause of the problem
There are plenty of resources on the web (including my website www.wellnesscounselingmilwaukee.com/eft) where you can learn more about EFT and the basic EFT tapping technique. Even the most “basic recipe” for EFT is helpful! Additionally, I can recommend any of Gary Craig’s books. He’s the creator and founder of EFT. (Check out the selection at Small Stones in Brookfield.) You can also see lots of tapping on YouTube, or come to one of my EFT workshops.
But EFT is more of an “art” than a science.
To learn the art of applying EFT for yourself, it’s best to work with an EFT practitioner (like me) one-on-one. You’ll not only learn the nuts and bolts of the tapping process (the “science of EFT”), but more importantly you’ll learn how to most powerfully customize EFT to help you resolve your particular issues (the “art of EFT”). After working together for a few sessions, you’ll have what it takes to continue clearing issues on your own.