7 Top Reasons Why Your Phobia Won't Go Away

7 Tappable Issues To Release Phobia

By Suzanne Zacharia

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A phobia is an over-the-top fear of a particular thing and is the most common form of what is called an anxiety disorder. Faced with the object of fear, the phobic experiences feelings ranging from mild fear to absolute terror. A pounding heart, wet palms, shaking arms, wobbly legs, and nausea are but a few of the feelings reported.

Naturally, a phobic would like to be rid of the phobia as soon as possible.

More and more evidence is now pointing to EFT as the best way to be free from a phobia. And through my fellow EFT practitioners, I was introduced the the marvelous concept of the Law of Attraction. In a nutshell, it says that we manifest what we think. So if we are thinking of fear, we feel fear. The Law of Attraction makes a great deal of sense and seems to be one of the most sensible ideas in self-growth and personal development.

If you or someone you care about are struggling to shake off a phobia, from the wisdom of the Law of Attraction, here are the 7 top reasons why. And when you know why, you have key to the way forward.

1. Facing your fear by force. Fear is a negative thing, and facing it by force reinforces the negative, every time it is faced.

2. Ignoring your fear. By ignoring the fear, again, what is on your mind? Fear.

3. Fearing the fear. This time, we have not one, but two fears on our minds; a double-whammy.

4. Unrelated fears from the past locked away in the energy system of your body. By having these perhaps long-forgotten fears in your body, your mind manifests the fears as a phobia.

5. Thinking of the object of fear instead of feeling the beauty of the situation. For example a mouse-phobic considers foremost the feared aspects rather than how the mouse is friendly and cute.

6. Identifying as the person who reacts with this fear. Our identity is a strongly-held concept, and thinking that you are the person with the phobia keeps you as the person with the phobia.

7. A common bond with loved ones who also have this fear. If a bond with a loved one is thought to be the phobia, then this thought will continue to manifest the phobia.

OK, so that is the why. Now you just need the how. All of the above can be used as tappable issues that you can explore. You can write down a list of situations or feelings that the 7 reasons bring up for you. Then you can just hand these to your chosen EFT practitioner or simply use them as a basis for EFT on yourself. For example, "Even though I have this fear of the fear, ..." or "Even though my mother has this phobia too, and I fear losing that special bond between us, ..."

Point 4 is one that I learned early on in my EFT career. Often behind a stubborn phobia is a seemingly unrelated event or series of events. For example, a fear of flying may have roots in events with no connection to flying whatsoever. A good EFT practitioner would help you with careful detective work. Then safely and calmly, you will release the underlying reasons and achieve freedom from phobia.

And whatever tapping path you take to freedom from phobia, whether for yourself or your clients, I wish you healing and peace.


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Author's Bio:

© Suzanne Zacharia 2010.  My name is Suzanne Zacharia and I am committed to spreading the word about health options. I believe that the more and better options one has, the more choice there is. 

A virus caught along with 5 other students at university at the end of 1986, plus medical negligence, meant that I got smokers lung at a relatively young age.  In desperation for help with my symptoms and quality of life, I turned to complementary therapy, and I have outlived one doctor's prognosis by many years now.

I am now a complementary therapist, author and trainer specializing in energy healing.  Want to use this article?  You can, as long as you credit me with it and invite your readers to get my FREE e-book "EFT How-To For You" at http://www.EFT-Scripts.com


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