Traumas and events can create illness. How can that be?
When we become distressed we can constrict good blood flow, we may choose to lie in bed, not eat nutritionally and the end result is poor health mentally as well as physically.
What can we do about it? In the last edition I mentioned some general techniques such as meditation, yoga, exercise, as well as Tapping or EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique). This remarkable technique has been known to help people make major changes to their well-being, mentally, physically and emotionally.
So why does this tapping thing work? It’s believed that rather than using needles like in acupuncture we are stimulating the same electromagnetic system (meridian system) that is used to get results with acupuncture. So YES it works amazingly well.
The most amazing part is it is something YOU can do for yourself. Yes really. It’s easy and fast. You first identify what is causing you angst. Once you’ve identified the problem verbalize the problem out loud and tap on the edge of your hand with two fingers. Start your statement with “Even though I have all this anger towards X. I totally and completely accept myself.” Say this several times while tapping the edge of your hand. Then say something similar to “All this anger, all this frustration, ….” And tap the following points at the beginning of the eyebrow, side of the eye, under the eye, under your nose, under your lip, near your collarbone point, your wrist, (see the picture.) You do not have to do it exact to get great results.
This technique can be done by yourself. So why would you pay someone to go through the process with you? Because most of us cannot see the forest for the trees in our own lives. Many times we need someone else looking from the outside to help us get the most benefit from tapping.
For a great website, visit www.emofree.com hosted by the founder, Gary Craig.
Editor’s Note: This article was submitted by Jodie MacTavish, CBP, ATC, who is a Certified Biofeedback & Auricular Therapist with Healthful Transformations. In the Grand Valley area, she may be reached at 360-624-3332 (c) or by email at: Jodie.MacTavish@gmail.com