EFT For Beginners
EFT articles, patterns and tips for beginners with EFT Emotional Freedom Techniques
Everyone is talking about Positive EFT, and many have strong opinions about it without knowing what it actually is or how it works.
Here is our guide to Positive EFT in a nutshell, plus your chance to try it out for yourself and make up your own mind.
Two years after Energy EFT & the AMT's popular EFT Master Practitioner Course was launched, our chairperson Silvia Hartmann has announced a brand-new EFT book and 1-day training called "Positive EFT" which offers yet another quantum shift in our "third field".
This article discusses the developmental history of Positive EFT and also the enormous potential of working with positive energies...
From today, 8th June 2012, the Energy EFT Facebook page will be the home of free daily EFT updates from Dr Silvia Hartmann, author of Energy EFT, designed to help Practitioners, Trainers and Self-Helpers get the most out of EFT.
Read on for more information...
There are many wonderful, energizing and de-stressing things that can be done with Energy EFT. This includes Color EFT - a great way to boost the energy system, to make people feel better and to put a smile on your face. Works great with kids, too.
The EFT Story protocol is a hugely important pattern with many uses. Apart from the fact that it can treat any problem that has a story which can be told, it is also a wonderful training device to notice the effects of energetic disturbances on the mind/body/spirit system, to learn about de-stressing, about building a stress free path into the heart of the problem, and taking a negative memory through to a real healing event.
In this article, we find important tips on using the Energy EFT story protocol in self help, and a self help session done by Martina Konecna from the Czech Republic, who is student on the Master Practitioner course which is an excellent example how to do the story protocol right.
Spontaneously discovered during a recent EFT Master Practitioner training, the new energy EFT based "Heart of Gold" pattern is a wonderful experience in EFT self help, with a client or practice partner, or with a whole family or group of people.
Universally useful to heal reversals to healing as well as spiritual and earthly success, The Heart of Gold is simple, elegant, profound in its repercussions - and makes you feel like a million dollars.
Here is a set of printable SUE Scale diagrams, including a SUE scale for kids, for use with Energy EFT.
Go beyond zero!
When we combine tapping EFT with aromatherapy, we can create some very interesting experiences of healing and improving the flow of energy.
Vinay from India asks about how often you can tap EFT in a day on an issue and how many days it takes to get over an isssue with EFT.
How long does it take to do EFT?
Are you involved with modern energy work such as EFT or EmoTrance? Do you love it? And do you feel a little bit uncomfortable to tell everyone about it because you're afraid people will call you a fool, unscientific, or laugh at you? If so, welcome to the club! We all have acquired energy reversals about talking freely about energy!
So if you're a little nervous about holding out your hand to the world and saying, "Good morning! My name is Silvia - and I'm an energist!" join the AMT conference delegates for a group EFT session right now.
Do you have "Permission to Heal"? Just recently, the whole "permission debate" has flared up again, most notably in the context of proxy healing and EFT proxy tapping. Is it permissible to proxy tap EFT for someone else for their problems?
The big "hang up" in EFT Emotional Freedom Techniques for beginners is to find the right EFT set up or EFT opening statement - what you say when you tap your round of EFT.
Once you've done EFT for a while and with a few other people as well (which gives a much better perspective than always tapping only on yourself or wondering about your own problems) finding EFT set ups is easy, logical and natural. Here is a tip how to speed up learning how to find the right set up phrase or opening statement for EFT self treatment for beginners.
A wrote: I first learned about EFT when I bought a reprinted copy of Dr. Roger Callaghan's book "How to Overcome the Fear of Public Speaking and Other Phobias" way back mid-90's. I lost the book before I could really give it a serious try and have forgotten about it until late last year.I borrowed some books and went to youtube.com, but instead of being enlightened, I was actually confused. I am even scared to practice EFT.
Guest article on limiting beliefs based on stress reversals and how they can cause problems in the game of Snooker. These include the dreaded kick and players attitudes to the game especcially as they get older.
A visitor asked: Do you have any advice about EFT for sinus headaches? Tapping just seems to make the pain worse or bring on sickness, as the actual tapping points are tender.
Here are some tips for treating sinus headaches, headaches and migraines with EFT.
Someone wrote in and asked, "I have tried EFT tapping for eczema which I have had since I was a child and I think its getting a bit better but I'm not sure, do you have an EFT script for long term tapping on a chronic problem such as eczema?"
Here are my suggestions.
The one EFT question I get asked over and over again is "How do I find the right set up phrase or opening statement to tap on?"
That is the million dollar question in EFT because the right set up phrase or opening statement is exactly what makes the "EFT miracle cure" happen in an instance. And to a large degree, how good an EFT practitioner is I would measure by how quickly and accurately they can identify the kinds of set up phrases or opening statements that would unlock that person's problems like the perfect key unlocks a door.
Here is an easy way to find perfect EFT set ups and opening statements you can do yourself when you are doing EFT in self help and without an experienced EFT practitioner to help you out.
X writes: My therapist has taught me EFT and I've been trying to use it when anxious. My problem is the starting phrase - "I totally and completely love and accept myself". I can't say that, I get stuck and can't go on. Can you help me?
You are not alone!
Lots and lots and lots of people, and probably even your therapist, although they might have forgotten this by now, baulk at the set up phrase "I deeply and profoundly love and accept myself."
Because they don't and they know they don't. And they don't want to do self help based on a lie. Totally understandable!
Here are 5 alternative approaches to choose from.
Dr Silvia Hartmann writes: Here is a nice, simple method to help with calming down when tapping with EFT Emotional Freedom Techniques when stress is high.
Over time, this can also help you build up a better idea how your energy system works, so you can have a personal map you can work with in many different ways.
Here is a commonly asked question that comes all the time about "finding the right EFT script for disease X" and it goes as follows:
"I (or someone I know) suffers from (insert ANY disease known to mankind). I'm thinking of using EFT - BUT do you know of anyone else who has successfully overcome/healed (disease X) and HOW did they do it? Where can I find an EFT script for (disease X)?"
- The "Three Lines Of Enquiry" is a simple, practical and very effective way for beginners to find their way into a problem and come up with the right EFT set up statements and create their own custom EFT scripts which are RIGHT and PERFECT for THEM.
Dr Silvia Hartmann writes: I have noticed something which can make a big difference in the effectiveness of EFT treatments (and other treatments that rely on tapping or holding major meridian points).
This EFT tip is quite simple and a single instruction given at the right time by an experienced EFT practitioner will improve the speed at which the SUDs levels go down, and reduce the number of rounds needed to complete the treatment.
What I have noticed is this.
Here is a practical, real life case for just how USEFUL it is when people know how to do EFT - the example of an author writing their first book, and using EFT to sort out not just their attitude, but also their writing skills, thus setting free the "heart of gold", the true message that comes from the heart, and allows it to be heard.
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