Why Is Everybody Talking About EFT Tapping

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Why EFT tapping?

"Put away your skepticism and give tapping a try." 

- Wayne Dyer

Remember the story of Jack and the Beanstalk? Where he thought that sums and riches would help him solve all his problems, enable him to live a stress-free and peaceful life?

There are not any magical beans in real life  to help us deal with our issues and achieve our goals. There is something much better. And the best part? You have all the control you would need. 

In today’s modern era, we overwork ourselves so much. The pressure we put on ourselves is absolutely insane, and this is detrimental to our mind and body. 

Now, I am not saying that we should put our competitive spirit aside, and not stress about things.

Actually, a moderate amount of stress is good for us. It makes us resilient and also helps us increase our performance levels. Kept in check, stress helps survive and do better in life. 

But, when we go overboard, when we overwork ourselves, that is when the trouble starts. We get irritated at small things, anxiety takes hold, we are not able to express ourselves, which in turn, affects our interpersonal relationships as well. 

What would it be like if you had a tool that you could use anytime to easily let go of stress, anger, fears, pain, and practically any emotion that could be harmful to the overall health and vitality of a person?

That there is a tool that can help you overcome thoughts that limit you, free you, raise your self-esteem, help you regain your confidence?

A technique that can help you achieve your goals, help you heal yourself, as well as others?

Now there is no need to be stuck in that never-ending pain and dark well of negative emotions.

Health and happiness both are possible!

EFT Tapping

EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) Tapping Therapy is becoming more and more popular, quite simply because it is an excellent and efficient self-help tool. 

EFT, short for Emotional Freedom Techniques, is a potent mix of tapping on acupressure meridian points while saying statements or positive affirmations out loud that release stress and tension.

We often vie for methods that give quick, and effective results. When we do not get the desired results even after a long time of following a particular method, it is only natural to feel dejected, disappointed, and still in turmoil.

As you read along, you will surely be convinced why EFT Tapping is the therapy you must seek.

Before we get over to the nitty-gritty of it, let us take a quick history lesson about the foundations of EFT. 

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We can thank Mr. Gary Craig for developing and simplifying this technique in the 1990’s.

Under the tutelage of Dr. Roger Callahan, who accidentally discovered the amazing benefits of tapping therapy while working on a patient’s water phobia for over a year sometime during the 1980’s. 

It was called the Thought Field Therapy before Gary realized through repeated observations that the sequence of tapping did not matter as long as it helped the individual in need.  

And what we have now is EFT Tapping which is a much simplified and easier to follow therapy than what Dr. Callahan originally had. 

"We are not victims, we are the creators. If we put stress in our lives, we manifest disease. If we remove stress from our lives, we can remove diseases." 

- Dr. Bruce Lipton


As mentioned earlier, it is an alternate therapeutic technique for relieving emotional distress and physical pain. 

When your energy system is not in simpatico with your body, it results in an imbalance which can manifest adversely on both your physical and mental health. 

Issues such as chronic pain, sudden weight loss/weight gain, and other physical issues are contracted.

It is known that any kind of emotional distress can be aggravating leading to increased pain levels  and interferes with the  body from  healing.  

Not only bodily issues, but EFT can also help you attain any goals you might have. For example : I wish to have an abundance of wealth    

  • I want to overcome by fear of snakes                
  • I want to help my daughter lose weight
  • I want to regain my self-confidence and self-esteem

You can help and heal  yourself, your family, as well as others in your circle. 

Another concept that EFT is based on is that the more you clear your emotional shelving, the unresolved, unexpressed emotions, the more freedom and calmness you will have in your life.

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“I liked the concept of healing yourself or working on yourself rather than doing it outside.” 


So what is “Tapping”?

Basically, we tap on the meridian points with our fingertips, hence “tapping”.

Tapping is simple and painless, not needing the use of complicated tools like needles(for those of us who do not like needles!) or other equipment and, unlike acupuncture, it is a very forgiving & gentle process. 

Through EFT Tapping, the balance can be restored, giving you relief from your pain, discomfort, distress, and help you  be pain-free, attain peace and calmness, and essentially be stress-free.

It is designed to be a universal healing tool to provide you with fast results and relief, whether it is solving a problem or realizing a goal. 

Practicing EFT for yourself is an easy and efficient method to swiftly work on a situation.

And although you can learn it by yourself, it is almost equally important to learn with a qualified EFT Practitioner to help you the technique. 

To know more about how you can include EFT within your daily self-work, just download the Free Booklet below.

EFT Tapping


EFT Tapping works on the concept that any kind of a physical ailment has unresolved emotional stress behind it. 

Unchecked, and unexpressed, this emotional strain will build up, and erupt like a volcano, leaving you drained, exhausted, and bereft of any reprieve. 

For example: A mother has to juggle between taking care of her two kids, her husband, herself, and her job (let us  assume it is work from home, because we live in a COVID-19 era).

She faces irritation because her children do not listen to her, stressed because of a project deadline, frustration because she is not able to spend time with her husband, and tired because she is not able to get the rest she requires. 

One day, she starts getting pain in her her stomach. This goes on for a while. Medicines provide only temporary relief, her pain is ever-present. 

In this scenario, EFT Tapping will get her the relief she requires. 

As with acupuncture, EFT focuses on the meridian energy points present on the body. 

When we tap, the body’s energy sends a signal to the brain that controls stress. You can think of it as a signal which tells the brain - Hey mister, cool down, I need to relax. 

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Shoulder Pain Disappeared

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What happens is that with tapping, our parasympathetic system (the relaxation system, if you want to call it that ), gets back into action thus boosting our immune system.

It also helps our digestive system, endocrine system, reproductive system , and other organ systems to function as it should. 

By tapping on these points, keeping our focus on what is ailing us, we can release these negative emotions and heal. 

You may ask, but why do we need to work on our emotions to heal a physical ailment? Because, when it comes to healing, you need to look at the body as a whole. Mind and body.

You cannot treat the symptoms without knowing the cause. 

It also involves saying out loud tapping statements. Positive affirmations. The more emotion within the statement, the better the result (swear words included, so don't feel shy!).

The statement then ends with "I love and accept myself".

For example, a tapping statement could be, "Even though I am in so much pain, I love and accept myself.


There are many studies done to gauge the effect and efficacy of EFT Tapping. 

One such study was conducted by Dr. Dawson Church with eighty-three subjects. It was a controlled and randomized trial where the subjects had undergone EFT to see how it affected their stress levels.

They found that there was an average of 24% reduction in stress levels, up to 50% in some subjects. Is not that just absolutely amazing?

This study by Dr. Dawson proved that EFT Tapping works much better as a therapy than talking with professionals as most people do. 

Another study, called The Stress Project conducted this tapping therapy for war veterans suffering from PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder)

The study concluded that an average decrease of 63% in PTSD symptoms after only six rounds of tapping.  What an astounding find!

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When you start your session, the following points are where you would apply EFT Tapping:

  • Eyebrow: Where the eyebrows begin, closest to your nose

  • Side of the eye: On the bones right next to the outer corners of either side of your eyes

  • Under the eye: The orbital bone under your eyes

  • Under the nose: Just above your lips and below your nose

  • Chin: The area just below your lower lip

  • Collarbone: The bones below the base of your throat, along the collar

  • Under the arm: A few inches below your armpit

  • Thumb: The side of of the thumb

  • Index finger: Side of the index finger

  • Middle finger: Side of the middle finger

  • Little finger: Side of the little finger

  • Top of the head: Just on the crown of the head

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  • Before starting the session, you need to identify what issues/problems/goals you want to work on, which will be the focus point of the EFT Tapping therapy.
  • Ask yourself questions which help you explore how you are feeling about these issues. Rate them on a scale of 1 to 10, assign a color, texture, and where in the body do you experience the feelings related to your problem/issue/goal. 
  • What you would do is tap on the above-listed meridian points. It also involves, saying out loud tapping statements. The more emotion within the statement, the better the result (swear words included).

The statement then ends with "I love and accept myself".

For Example, a tapping statement could be, "Even though I am in so much pain, I love and accept myself.

The following is a sample procedure at how an EFT Tapping Therapy session is undertaken. 

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Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT): EFT Tapping for self-healing

Step 1:

First, Identify What You Are Feeling By Asking Yourself The Following Questions And Then Explore The Physical Sensations Associated With Your Emotions

Ask yourself:

  1. What are you feeling at this moment?

  2. How is it affecting you?

  3. What is the triggering these emotions?

  4. What has to happen for you to feel better?

Explore the physical sensations in the body associated with the emotions and use the physical tension tapping process to reduce the sensations.

Then use the EFT Tapping Points Process taught in detail during EFT Practitioner Training Online. 


To get started, begin by investigating the physical nature of your emotions

Connect with the feelings and notice where you feel it in the body. Then use the EFT Tapping for Physical Tension taught in detail during the EFT Practitioner Training to clear the surface feelings and feel calmer. 

Briefly, you can begin by asking yourself the following questions to explore further:

  • Where in the body do you experience these emotions?
  • What is the colour, texture, size, shape of these emotions in the body?
  • What are the sensations like? For example rough or smooth


Then measure the level of your feelings by asking: 

"What number are the emotions on now, where 10 is really high and 1 is not high at all." Just go with whatever comes up spontaneously, without thinking too much about it.  


Begin by Tapping on the Karate Chop or Side of the Hand EFT Tapping Points: 

"Even though I feel (insert what you are feeling) and I feel it in my chest and it is on a number 6 and it is red in colour and it feels rough, I deeply and completely love and accept myself." (Repeat 3 times).


Then Tap on the facial and upper body EFT Tapping Points using these phrases:

  • Eyebrow: This feeling...
  • side Of the Eye: So (eg. stressed, scared, angry, etc)...
  • Under the eye: I feel it in my chest..
  • Under the nose: It's a red colour...
  • Chin: At a number 6...
  • Collarbone: So rough...
  • Under the arm: This feeling...
  • Thumb: I feel it in my chest...
  • Index Finger: So ...
  • Middle Finger: Really ...
  • Little Finger: The colour red...


Close the sequence by coming back to the EFT Karate Chop Tapping Points and repeat once: 

"Even though I feel (insert what you are feeling) and I feel it in my chest and it is at a number 6 and it is red in colour and it feels rough, I deeply and completely love and accept myself."



Take a gentle breath in and out and take a sip of water.



At the end of the EFT Tapping for healing, you can ask yourself the following questions:

  • What number are the feelings at now?
  • What happened?
  • How does it make you feel?

You can repeat this process by going back to Step 1 if you feel like the number could come down a little more.

Step 2:

Then Discover Past Experiences Of Feeling Similarly And Clear Them Using The Tell The Story Or The Movie Technique, That Was Taught During EFT Tapping Practitioner Training.

Step 3:

Explore Any Limiting Beliefs That Prevented You From Being free

Limiting beliefs are thoughts that can be conscious or unconscious and can end up becoming responsible for self-sabotage, procrastination and low self-esteem, in an individual.

With regards to how you are feeling, first uncover the limiting beliefs which can either be at the surface level or associated with the deeper root memories; then shift them from stressful to empowering. For example, 

  •  “Something bad is going to happen” to “Everything is going to be OK"
  • "It not safe" to "I am safe now"

Step 4:

Close With Positive EFT Tapping For healing:

Examples of a positive tapping sequence might be:

  • “Even though I felt unhappy, now, I am open to feeling free.”
  • “Even though I was living with these emotions for many months, now, I open myself to the possibility of being free."


  • It is less time consuming
  • Simple to do
  • Painless
  • Can be done at any time
  • You can self-learn it
  • It can be used with specific emotional intent towards your life challenges
  • You have the power and control to heal yourself
  • Less expensive
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  • It is for people who are going through trauma and pain, grief, stress, anxiety etc
  • For those who want to achieve their goals
  • For those who want help themselves as well as their friends and family
  • For people who want to learn new techniques for healing 
  • Individuals wanting to seek a new career path 
  • For those curious about EFT

In short, this technique is for anybody who wants to unlock all those negative emotions and make way for a happy, peaceful, and stress-free life. 

A life of vitality, health, peace and abundance is much desirable than a life filled with stress, pain, anxiety and fears.

There is a choice now to leave the anger, pain, fear and addictions behind and move towards a more compelling and fulfilled life.

Considering that it has been clinically proven that 85% of illnesses stem from stress, it is only right that stress must be eliminated at any cost.

There is a simple effective and uncomplicated tool called EFT, that anyone can use anytime and anywhere. 

EFT does not only relieve you of your troubles and pains, it helps you believe in yourself and get your life back in your control. 

What is more qualifying is that  an EFT Practitioner also helps a person to advance their career and help others to live a balanced healthy life.

It is our life - let us make it a peaceful one!


Dr Rangana Rupavi Choudhuri (PhD)

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How To Self-Heal & Become An EFT Practitioner

Discover how EFT Tapping can help you to self-heal or to become professionally qualified as a Certified EFT Practitioner. Emotional Freedom Techniques (Tapping) is clinically proven to lower stress, tension, anxiety, past trauma to enable health, happiness and vitality.

In summary, EFT has become an indispensable tool that anyone can use immediately to eliminate emotions that are stuck up in the body, leading to wellness of mind and body. It is here to stay and becoming popular with time.

Disclaimer: The information on this website is purely for educational purposes and does not in any way replace the requirement for medical and psychological diagnosis and treatment. Please do seek professional medical and psychological diagnosis and advice for all medical and mental health conditions. It is advised to always book any consultations with qualified professionals.

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