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The Energy Body & its connection to mind and emotions


In this, the modern world, high stress, and competition continually take their toll on the health and self-esteem of every individual on an almost daily basis. Due to negative feedbacks, pressures, and expectations from parents, peers, teachers or bosses each one of us weighs down by depression, anger, grief, fear or anxiety to varying degrees at some point in life. Some of us are able to shrug these off but most of us are pinned down by these negative emotions and beliefs. They inhibit our thoughts and actions in subtle and obvious ways and most of the time restrict our free expressions. This leads to an accumulation of the suppressed feelings of anger, suffocation,  guilt, hatred and many other negative unresolved issues inside of us on a continual basis. And it is observed that if these negative unresolved issues to be precise are carried over by us for a a long period of time, they start showing up physically and come out visible as physical, emotional or mental illness or disease. Over a period of time, this accumulated baggage may trigger cravings or addictions, physiological changes, contributing to stress and stress-induced diseases, low self-esteem & depression and many other physical, mental and emotional discomforts leading to an unfulfilled and suffocating life.
Here is something astonishing to understand and observe that if we are facing any kind of discomfort in our lives - whether it is physical, emotional or mental – most of the times there is a significant emotional cause, the unresolved emotional issue  to be precise, behind that discomfort or disease. And it's a proven fact now after so much research in the field of  the mind-body connection, healing and energy psychology that, until we clear that emotional cause, resolve that emotional issue we will not be able to fully recover or come out of that situation or mental and physical condition.This the discovery led to the shift of focus from the outer symptoms to the root causes of the physical, emotional and mental illness and disease which largely contributes to the imbalance of the energy in the body. 

EFT - The Universal Healing Aid


There are various methods for releasing or diluting negative emotions - the unresolved negative issues to be precise -  especially in the field of Energy Healing, which addresses disruptions, congestions or imbalance in the subtle energies in the body.  EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) is one of the easiest and proved to be among the most effective ways to address underlying unresolved issues and help us take back control of our life, attract abundance and well-being. EFT is based on the ancient 5000 years old well-established healing method of acupuncture which relies on the fact that energy runs through nerve-like structure throughout the body, called meridians and if we can stimulate the right meridians in the body, we can balance the subtle energies in and heal our own selves. EFT is also called modern acupuncture without needles.
EFT has been used effectively and extensively by common people, healers, sportspersons, professionals, and even medical doctors in many countries and demonstrated success with personal improvements, self-esteem,  performance enhancement, physical and emotional healing in thousands of individuals for the last three decades.
Gary Craig, a Stanford Engineer, is the founder of EFT (short form of emotional freedom techniques) and remembered as giving the world the biggest gift of self-healing.
EFT or ‘tapping’ is best described as similar to Acupuncture but without the needles.  A gentle tapping technique is used on acupressure points located on the head, hands and chest whilst also focusing the mind on a specific issue or problem.  
This is said to release any negative emotions that may be causing a disruption in the bodies energy system which could be manifesting itself as either a psychological or physical issue.
This energy system was discovered in Asia thousands of years ago, and it is believed that energy flows through our bodies via meridian pathways.  Occasionally these pathways get blocked and applying pressure or tapping can release these blockages and bring our mind and body back into balance, improving general well being.

EFT is easy, simple and one of the most effective self-help tool

  • It's simple.  Ya, it's really simple.  Even kids can learn it.
  • No technical jargon.  
  • No hi-fi names.  
  • No stringent procedures. 
  • No fear-driven strategies.
  • No hollow rituals.
  • No side effects.
  • It goes with your feelings.
  • It has a powerful approach to ACCEPT YOURSELF as the first step to moving towards finding solutions.
  • It has an inbuilt ability to connect with your core.
  • It can't be manipulated in any way.
  • It works on almost every disease, discomfort,, and challenges whether its physical, mental or emotional.
  • It is an ultimate empowering tool.

EFT is used worldwide in the following areas :

  • Anxiety
  • Low self-esteem
  • Physical illness/disease
  • Fears & Phobias
  • Pain management
  • Abundance
  • Financial issues
  • Relationships
  • Eyesight
  • Psychological issues
  • And many more

Resources

Resources for your further deep-diving into EFT (Tapping) fundamentals, Tapping principles, the science behind Energy Psychology and global work been done on EFT, tapping and Energy Psychology :

EFT (Tapping) – Science and Evidence


EFT has been found to be “evidence-based” practice for anxiety, depression, phobias, and PTSD when measured against the standards of the American Psychological Association’s Division 12 Task Force on Empirically Validated Treatments. EFT is also currently under review with the American National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP) for effectiveness.

For more research on the mechanism of how EFT works,
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EFT Resources and Leaders

The following resources are those which I personally highly recommend for information about EFT (Emotional Freedom  Techniques).

Websites

  • Dr Peta’s Professional Research Page - 22 years experience as a registered Clinical and Health Psychologist in the State of Queensland, Australia. In the health field, I lead clinical trials investigating the impact of Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT), especially in the treatment of food cravings in overweight and obese adults.

Leaders in the field

  • Gary Craig – The Official website of the founder of  EFT
  • Nick Ortner – New York Times Best-Selling Author of the Book “The Tapping Solution” and producer of the documentary.
  • Jessica Ortner – author of the Hay House book, “The Tapping Solution for Weight Loss & Body Confidence” and a producer of the “The Tapping Solution”. She is also the host of The Tapping World Summit, an annual online event that has attracted more than 500,000 attendees from around the world
  • Carol Look – Intuitive Energy Healer, Psychotherapist, and EFT Master.
  • Jack Canfield – coauthor of the #1 New York Times best-selling Chicken Soup for the Soul series, which has sold more than 500 million copies in 47 languages.
  • Pamela Brunner – Success Coach and co-wrote EFT book with Jack Canfield.
  • Dr Dawson Church – award-winning author; founded the National Institute for Integrative Healthcare to study and implement promising evidence-based psychological and medical techniques. Dawson is the editor of Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, & Treatment, a peer-reviewed professional journal, is a blogger for the Huffington Post, and maintains the website EFT Universe.
  • DrPatricia Carrington – leading psychologist and pioneer in Energy Psychology and Modern Meditation. She is a widely acclaimed author, researcher, and innovator in energy-related self-development methods, and one of a handful of EFT Practitioners worldwide to have earned the designation of Founding EFT Master from EFT’s originator, Gary Craig.

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