The topic of de-cluttering feels relevant amidst many people’s resolution to “clean their act up” that appears after every January 1st. Even more poignant to this article is the role that underlying unresolved emotions and personal history that come to play in the attempt to de-clutter and the role that EFT can play in assisting this potentially healing process.
Are You Tapping on the Karate Chop or Side of Hand Point? A few years ago I had an experience of an Asian student confirming for me something I’d been feeling for some time and that is that the Karate Chop (KC) point in EFT was offensive. At this point I’d as likely call that point KC as I would do the “tomahawk chop” at a sports event, or paint my face black. It just feels disgusting and wrong. I did some research and uncovered the following:
new study released this week suggests a significant connection between childhood trauma and cellular aging. The length of chromosomal end-caps, called telomeres, are increasingly being found to be related to increased risk of disease and shorter lifespans and were found to be in this study most likely to be affected by the predominance of childhood emotional trauma.
“The science is clear: ACEs dramatically affects health, across a lifespan…That’s where the hope lies…This is treatable. This is beatable…The single most important thing that we need today is the COURAGE to look this problem in the face: This is Real. This is ALL of us. WE are the movement.”
“The vast reservoir of our unconscious appears to hold not only OUR (my emphasis) traumatic memories, but also the unresolved traumatic experiences of our ancestors.” A book review of It Didn’t Start With You; How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How to End the Cycle” by Mark Wolynn.
What would you say if I told you that research is showing EFT is affecting what your genes are directing your brain and body to do as you are tapping and even after you stop tapping? That would be incredibly exciting wouldn’t it? Well guess what…
A new study recently performed by Maharaj at Akamai University was published in the peer reviewed journal, Energy Psychology Theory, Research and Treatment, that documents altered gene expression immediately after a 50 minute of EFT.
When we are born we are hard-wired to connect with our caregivers. Human beings mature slowly, our brains learn through social interaction and we are dependent upon our parents for our survival longer than any other mammal. When those connections, also known as attachment styles, are strong, the result is a more emotionally, psychological and physically healthy adult complete with a strong sense of self. However, when that fails to be the case, it commonly leads to poor health, fragile egos, and beliefs of not being enough or that the world is unsafe.
Why do some people see the EFT glass as half empty while others see it as half full? Is EFT as a therapeutic intervention an expanding phenomenon or growing far too slowly given its potential impact for humanity?
The 10 EFT misconceptions you should be aware of offers ten popular myths that are important for anyone considering using or learning EFT to do due diligence and find out for themselves.