Why Should I Bother Learning EFT?

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We all have lots of things to do, so many demands on our time and resources.

There is work to be done, a home to maintain, family to care for, holidays to take and so on.

With all those other calls on your time you might ask “Why bother spending the time to learn EFT?”

If you were to ask me that question I would answer it with five questions of my own.

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EFT Level 1 In The Scottish Borders – Melrose – August 18th

Tweed Horizons Centre

Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) is a simple, yet very effective, healing process that uses your body’s built-in stress relief system.

By tapping with the fingertips on the ends of acupuncture meridians you can reduce, or eliminate, all types of negative emotions including fears, anger, phobias, grief, traumatic memories, stress and anxiety.

EFT can also relieve many physical conditions that may have an emotional component, such as headaches, muscle stiffness, pain, food cravings, smoking, itching and nail biting.

This training is fully self-contained and open to all, after attending you will be able to use EFT confidently for a variety of issues. If you want to go further, developing your EFT skills for working with other people, it serves as the foundation for the Level 2 / AAMET EFT Practitioner course.

This training will take place at the Tweed Horizons Centre, near Melrose in the Scottish Borders.

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Extended Early Bird Discount For Newcastle EFT Course

The early bird discount period for the upcoming AAMET EFT Level 1 Training on September 8th & 9th  has been extended from midnight tonight July 31st until midnight Friday August 17th.

The early bird fee for this thorough 2 day training is just £70, rising to £95 from August 18th.

To find out more about the course and to sign up click on the EFT Level 1 Training in Newcastle.

The Ping Pong EFT Process

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Have you noticed that a lot of our stressful situations are repetitive?

It is often the same old things over and over again.

Perhaps you have:

  • difficult meetings with your boss every week.
  • to endure your idiot brother in-law’s bad behaviour at regular family get-togethers.
  • a particular kind of customer that just keeps showing up and making your life miserable.
  • regular conversations with your teenage son that frequently turn into rows.
  • etc.

You survive each encounter with gritted teeth and dread the next incident.

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How To Lose Your Negative Emotions By Choosing Them

“Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.”
– Viktor Frankl

In a recent edition of the NLP Comprehensive newsletter I read an article about a variety of useful techniques for shifting unhelpful emotional states written by NLP Practitioner and Trainer Kevin Creedon (who sadly died a year after this article was written).

This part of the article caught my eye.

“Emotions are Choices. William Glasser, M.D. in his book Choice Theory makes a strong case for the idea that emotions are choices, even when they don’t feel like it. …Whether or not emotions are choices is true, it is a very useful assumption. Here’s an experiment. Pretend that you are grumpy and mentally label your experience each of these ways:

1. I am grumpy.

2. I am feeling grumpy.

3. I am choosing to feel grumpy.

What are the differences for you? Which gives you the greatest freedom (and responsibility)?

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The Wisdom Of X-Ray Specs

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You know the stress response don’t you?

Someone says something, does something or even just looks at you in a particular way and your anxiety level shoots up.

I was talking with a friend about using EFT to manage the stress response. She described being in a conversation when something triggered her anxiety reaction. She said on the surface she handled it with calm efficiency while just below the surface it was as if her hair stood up on end, she threw up her hands and shrieked.

I laughed and we wondered how many human social interactions were like that. Then I wondered what would it be like to be able to see these reactions as they happened rather than the calm surface most people present.

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