It is wholly possible to accurately diagnose which energy meridians are disrupted using a process called muscle testing which is the foundation of Kinesiology. If we know where the disruption lies it is only necessary to tap on the points relating to those meridians, thereby getting right to the source of the problem. This is more or less what happens with TFT.
Your Guide To EFT - Emotional Freedom Techniques
EFT as we know it today was developed from an earlier technique called TFT or Thought Field Therapy by psychotherapist Dr. Roger Callahan.
In 1980 Dr. Callahan had been working with a long term patient called Mary. She had an intense water phobia and they had been working for 18 months to try to clear it using normal, recognised techniques, but to no avail. Mary's phobia was so strong that she suffered frquent nightmares, stomach pain and severe headaches, all related to her fear.
The Discovery Statement
EFT is based upon this essential core statement
"The Cause Of All Negative Emotion Is A Disruption In The Body's Energy System"
It is important to fully understand this statement.
Think of the "disruption" as the effect you would get if you poked a screwdriver into the back of your T.V or computer and wiggeled it around a bit. You would expect
The Energy System Of The Body
Our bodies have an electrical nature. This is well-known and understood.
- Electrical charges build up easily in living systems, you only have to experience a static shock to know this.
- Signals to and from the brain via the nervous system are electrical in nature.
- Interactions between the brain, body and external environment are electrical in nature and are achieved by the nervous system sending signals to the muscular systems.
The Science Behind EFT
EFT seems a very bizarre procedure to those who see it for the first time. It simply does not fit into most peoples' ideas of how healing should happen and it goes completely beyond any previous experience to be told that this simple procedure can fix just about any emotional or physical issue - often very quickly.
What Can Emotional Freedom Techniques - EFT - Be Used On?
Gary Craig, who pioneered EFT in the late 1980s coined the phrase;
"Try It On Everything"
Since then hundreds of thousand of people have done just that and used EFT for everything they can think of. Many of these cases are documented on his website emofree.com. The case studies and articles are freely available to read and provide a very valuable resource.
The areas covered by EFT is almost limitless, but here are just some of the most common uses;
What is EFT - Emotional Freedom Techniques?
EFT is a combination of simple, unintrusive techniques which act in a very poweful way to diffuse emotional issues and the physical ailments which evolve from them.
How is EFT Carried Out?
Before you use EFT there are a few things you need to know;
Responsibility For Your Own Well - Being
You are not in any danger when using EFT, there are no negative side effects. There is no reason for there to be any negative side effects as it does not involve any invasive procedures.
If you are working with physical pain, do not move into a position which will cause you more pain - be sensible.
If you are working with an emotional issue and feel you are going too deep, stop