What EFT, or Tapping, Is

By Suzanne Zacharia

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EFT, short for Emotional Freedom Techniques, is an energy modality that is aimed at correcting the energy flow of the body with regards to any specific emotion, where an emotion is any reaction of the mind-body-spirit to any "emotional", physical, or spiritual trauma. It is used by standalone EFT practitioners, doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, nutritionists, personal trainers, psychologists, and self-helpers who want to improve their lives in specific goal-oriented ways, mind, body, and spirit.

EFT is believed to release energy disruptions that block the free flowing energy in the mind-body-spirit, that is, in the energy body. These blockages used to be completely ignored, with a psychologist fr example believing that a childhood event is the reason why the client exhibits unwanted feelings or behaviour, and physiotherapists believing it was purely that accident which caused the ongoing unrelenting physical pain. Then it was discovered that what actually seems to happen is that the initial trauma leaves an energy imprint in the energy body. Then it is relatively easier and faster to release this energy imprint than years of psychotherapy or physiotherapy alone. And these are just two examples.

A really good EFT practitioner will have no qualms about working as a team with say, a psychologist or physiotherapist for the quickest, safest, and most efficient optimal health of their client. After all, EFT is a complementary modality, complementary to other approaches. Having said that, it is often just a case of releasing the energy blocks, and optimal health is achieved. Every case is different, and that is OK.

An EFT, or Tapping, session involves tapping with the fingertips on special easily-accessible acupressure points, whilst using directed releasing wording.

To try EFT, you can download a free guide or watch a free videos on many an EFT practitioner's website. You can also investigate local EFT classes or workshops in your area, or dive right in and book a session with a practitioner that you like. Have a read of a few practitioners' websites, see who you feel drawn to, and call them or email them for more information. Remember, they do not have to be local to you, as many work over Skype, a popular medium for Tapping sessions.

If not for you right now, then at least you know more about it and can investigate it when needed. If you are reading this article to help a friend or loved one, remember that they may be keen to try EFT or they may not be ready to move forward as yet. Something new may feel scary, especially if you have experienced it yourself and are enthusiastic; that can bring out the conservative over-cautious feelings in some people. Give them time, and when they are ready, they can ask you for details.

I hope this helps and wish you and yours health and happiness always.


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 © Suzanne Zacharia 2015. And of course, you are advised to consult with your medical practitioner before embarking on any course of alternative, complementary, or beauty therapy. Want to use this article? You can, as long as you credit me with it and invite your readers to get my FREE "EFT How-to for You" and regular free EFT Tapping script samples in my newsletter at http://www.EFT-Scripts.com - New to EFT? No worries, just get your own copy of "EFT How-to for You" and start EFTing with ease very soon!


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