What is EFT?

Tapping diagramEFT (or Tapping) stands for Emotional Freedom Technique and is a term coined by Gary Craig an Engineer who adapted and simplified this tapping technique for use in Self Help. It is based on the same “energy meridians” philosophy that is used in Chinese Therapies (Acupuncture, Acupressure, Reflexology etc.).

EFT is basically a simple self-administered  “finger-tip tapping” routine,  which is believed to input kinetic energy onto specific meridians on the head and body while you think about your specific problem – whether it is a traumatic event, an addiction, pain, etc, while voice affirmations. This combination of tapping the energy meridians and voicing affirmations has shown to clear the “short-circuit” – the emotional block — from the body’s bioenergy system, thus restoring mind and body balance, which is essential for optimal health and the healing of physical disease.

With EFT, in a very short time, a large number of physical and emotional symptoms can diminish or even disappear. It is actually so simple, safe and effective,it has become one of the most widely used therapy tools by psychologists, coaches and other self-help practitioners.  Once learned, this routine can be self-administered without supervision and thus can help break emotional (addictions, phobias, guilt, depression) and physical (pain, sport-limitations..) barriers.

Watch the video below to understand just some of all the different ways EFT has been shown to help. I encourage you to learn it and use it in your daily life to help with matters that range from procrastination to physical pain to getting over emotional eating, however some deeper issues are best approached with support in a dedicated session with a professional who can help you navigate the roots of your issues and cover all aspects that created it. 

Here is a link to the specific procedure and below is a video introduction on EFT from EFT founder Gary Craig:

Other interesting links:

EFT Universe: Research

EFT Universe: Case Histories  (you can search any kind of ailment or symptom on this page).

Emofree.com (official Gary Craig site for EFT Gold Standard).

The tapping world summit (an annual free event with live tapping and updated information).

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