Emotional Freedom Technique, also known as EFT, EFT Tapping, and Meridian Tapping, is a brilliant tool for clearing fears and phobias, but its usefulness goes well beyond counteracting negative emotions. Tapping can produce positive emotions and behavior just as easily as it can clear away negative feelings. As … Continue reading
Although this may seem like an obvious point to many readers, and certainly to anyone who works in the healing professions, it is worth stating clearly. Our lives are profoundly affected by the events and circumstances of our childhood and the ways we have invented to cope … Continue reading
A QUESTION TO PONDER
Did you ever leave an EFT session or class with the thought, “EFT is SOOOO good, so helpful. Why don’t I tap many more times daily? Wouldn’t that multiply the good it already does for me?
The answer is “Of course it would.”
Why then do … Continue reading
“Erin” is several people rolled into one. In a sense she is all the people whom I have worked with, because she exemplifies so many common doubts and misconceptions about EFT. I thought you might like to hear an EFTer’s story from the person’s (client’s) perspective. –– Pat Carrington
Reflections … Continue reading
Of course EFT can be effective for targeting specific problems. Many people know this and use it very well for that purpose.
But what about changing fundamental personality traits such as your lifelong attitudes about yourself that can undermine your functioning? Can EFT affect these continuing problems?
The answer is “yes,” it … Continue reading
There are a number of experiences in childhood that can create fears about presenting new ideas to others. Here are some of them:
Unfortunately we learn some “lessons” that are better not learned at school, along with all the essential knowledge that this institution imparts. One of these can be a deep insecurity about presenting new and different ideas to others.
By Dr. Patricia Carrington
Many of us have known for some time that we can use EFT to increase self esteem by tracing the myriad beliefs that may be corroding that self-esteem and tapping to reduce or eliminate them.
This can be helpful, but were we to try to neutralize every negative belief that most of us hold about ourselves, that would be a lifetime's work.
By Dr. Patricia Carrington
I am always interested in new uses for EFT that may not yet been recognized. Many of us use this remarkable technique when things go wrong in our lives but fail to recognize that it can be used equally successfully to enhance what is already good in our lives. One such use of EFT is to increase the deeply affirming experience of being genuinely GRATEFUL.
The importance of gratitude in … Continue reading