“The cell is a machine driven by energy. It can thus be approached by studying matter, or by studying energy. In every culture and in every medical tradition before ours, healing was accomplished by moving energy.”
Albert Szent-Gyorgyi – Nobel laureate in medicine.
We live in a world of energy, where everything consists of energy. We nay not be able to see it with the naked eye, yet it is there, always in motion, through and around us. Our body is composed of invisible channels (known as meridians) and energy centers (chakras) through which energy circulates and is in constant interaction with every cell, organ, mood and thought. Scientifically speaking, if you were to watch the screen of a brain-imaging device (i.e. PET scan) while you were experiencing stress or anxiety, you would see specific areas receiving arousal signals that make the screen light up. Therefore it is reasonable to conclude that every thought or emotion that you experience causes a reaction in a specific area of your brain, which manifests itself in the body.
The human body is a complex organism with its own self-healing capabilities, and by tapping into this system and stimulating proper energy flow, this healing network can be activated, dissolving any and all blockages and releasing suppressed negative emotions and feelings completely. One way of activating the healing mechanism is by stimulating certain energy points, paired with specific mental activities, which can instantly shift your brain’s electrochemistry to overcome unwanted emotions, change unwanted habits and behavior and enhance your ability to love, succeed and enjoy life.
Emotional Freedom Technique – abbreviated to EFT – is a modern form of personal development and therapy. It is a blend of talk therapy with tapping. One can describe it as an “emotional form of acupuncture without the needles”. You can learn it in a matter of minutes and use it for instant stress relief, pain, phobias, panic attacks, cravings, insomnia, releasing negative memories, public speaking, emotional issues and restoring life balance.
How it works:
”The cause of all negative emotions is a disruption in the body’s energy system”
Gary Graig – founder of EFT
When you think about a negative feeling, the body’s meridians become blocked, almost like a clogged hose, and this blocks the flow of energy to parts of the body. This results in you actually feeling that negative feeling. For example if you have anger towards someone who has hurt you in the past, when you think about them… you will notice that a negative feeling is activated within you. EFT requires ‘tuning into’ the issue and then tapping with fingertips to stimulate certain meridians in the body to release negative emotional states.
By tapping on specific meridians, whilst deliberately focusing on that negative memory and/or feeling, you are unblocking the hose. The emotional charge associated with that memory is being dissolved. And the next time you think about that same anger or experience, the charge is massively reduced or gone. Typically, once the negative charge has gone, the individual has a completely different relationship to the event, and finds it much easier to understand and forgive. In fact, minutes later, or even years later, they find that they can’t even get upset at that same memory. It has been completely released and the individual is at peace.
This doesn’t imply that one agrees with the situation that has happened, it just means that tapping releases all negative emotions stored in the energy system associated with that past event or experience, re-balances the body’s energy flow, so there is no longer any connection to that event, they have gotten closure on the subject and that it remains as a memory with no emotional charge or residue.
EFT does not:
- Remove common sense: For example, removing a fear of heights will not make someone jump off a high building.
- Clear addiction by removing cravings: you must clear the underlying emotions associated with the addiction.
- Negate the lessons, reasons or truth of someone’s experience.
- Replace correct medical supervision.