EFT For Beginners
EFT articles, patterns and tips for beginners with EFT Emotional Freedom Techniques
Added Jul 12, 2015 | | EFT For Beginners | EFT Methods & Tips | EFT Q & A | EFT Scripts | 20,244 Reads
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.
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.
Added May 30, 2013 | EFT For Beginners | EFT Methods & Tips | EFT Q & A | Essential EFT | A - Z of EFT | 15,343 Reads
Two years after Energy EFT & the GOE's popular Energy EFT Master Practitioner Course was launched, our chairperson Silvia Hartmann has announced a brand-new Energy 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 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...
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 issue with EFT.
How long does it take to do EFT?
Are you involved with modern energy work such as EFT or EMO? 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 GoE 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.
The Energy EFT Heart & Soul Protocol is an evolution of the Classic EFT Emotional Freedom Techniques Protocol which includes the Heart Healing Posture, the Top of the Head and the 3rd Eye point for an elegant, natural and less "mechanical feeling" treatment flow in energy work.
Also included is a printable EFT Heart & Soul Diagram.
* The Energy EFT Heart & Soul Protocol is used in the EFT Master Practitioner Training Course certified by The GoE
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 especially 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.
Added Aug 14, 2010 | EFT For Beginners | EFT Methods & Tips | EFT Q & A | EFT Scripts | 13,877 Reads
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.
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?
Here are the EFT top ten tapping tips for self help users of EFT Emotional Freedom Techniques by the Author of the world's bestselling book on EFT in brief.
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:
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.
Raising your metabolic rate makes you faster, stronger and more efficient in mind and body. EFT achieves this by taking out *blockages* and *reversals* which are slowing our metabolism down and is thereby safe and ecological. Raising your metabolism is a content free, very basic endeavour that supports everything you might want to think, be, do or achieve. It works wonders with procrastination, makes "hard" work much easier, helps with fitness and health without having to go to the gym or eating less, and brings about life style changes naturally and from the inside out - they just happen as a result, without willpower or any other type of force being employed to "make it happen".
What would you say if I told you I know of a simple method that can make emotional stress such as upset, anger, fear, concern and distress simply melt away in a few minutes and all you had to do to achieve this is simply touch a few "magical points" on your face and hands?
Thomas asks: "Abraham Lincoln is quoted as saying, "If I had only an hour to chop down a tree, I'd spend 45 minutes sharpening my axe." Is the EFT Set-up Phrase the axe to my problem tree? Is it the 20% of the technique that accounts for 80% of the results? Is it imperative that I have the RIGHT Set-up Phrase? In other words, is it THE most important part of EFT? Thanks. -- Thomas"
This is an article for those who already use EFT for self help but are not trained therapists to give guidance on how to "tap therapeutically" in such a way that the other is having a good experience and gets the changes they desire.
A running joke in the EFT community is the person who mails, calls or raises their hand and asks, "I have this terrible headache. What opening statement (set up) should I use?"
Obviously, the set up is "I have this terrible headache!"
Here is an example on how to spot the right set up or opening statement, so that the person can know what they should be tapping on.
Try EFT For Yourself!
Here is a complete EFT Emotional Freedom Techniques Protocol for you to try courtesy of the best selling book on EFT 'Adventures in EFT' by Silvia Hartmann.
This is the original, classic EFT protocol including the Gamut treatment that helped so many since 1996.
Like EFT, this technique is based on the meridian system which transports energy around the body.
Fear and stress results in blockages in this system. When the blockage is softened or removed, energy flows freely and you experience a sense of calm and well being.
Below, you will find the EFT Based Two Minute Release animation that will take you through a simplified version of stimulating a number of major meridian points by lightly touching or massaging them and breathing deeply at the same time.
EFT For Bad Dreams & Nightmares
Bad dreams and nightmares are a very disturbing proposition; it's always well to keep in mind that these are manifestations and symptoms of an underlying problem, and never a problem in and of themselves.
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