Take a moment and think about this. Recall a time in your life when you were feeling overwhelmed with stress. Notice the decisions you made. What was your behavior like? How did your stress affect your relationships? And how did you feel about yourself? Thinking back, how do you feel now about how you behaved? If you are like most of us, the answers to these questions are not positive or flattering. We may even cringe and be uncomfortable remembering these times. However, know this is not you on a good day. There is not something wrong with you and you are not deficient in some way. It...
Try This Simple, Effective Technique to Release Stress and Anxiety!
Meridian Tapping aka Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT)
Tapping aka EFT is based on Chinese Acupressure and has been shown to physically alter your brain, energy system and body all at once. It is a powerful stress relieving technique.
The practice consists of tapping with your fingertips on specific meridian points while identifying, evolving and releasing distressing and disturbing emotions.
It is understood that meridian tapping sends signals directly to the stress centers of the mid-brain, not mediated by the frontal lobes (the thinking part of the brain). Tapping simultaneously accesses stress on both physical and emotional levels.
Tapping has been shown to access the amygdala, an almond-shaped part of your brain that initiates your body’s negative reaction to fear, a process we often refer to as the “fight or flight” response, that makes it so powerful.
It’s estimated that 10 million people...