Ef Tapping Research Paper

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Meditation Benefits and EFT Tapping I chose the topic of meditation and EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) tapping because we did the exercise of EFT tapping in class one day, and I connected with so emotionally that I wanted to learn more about it. We generally do some type of meditation in class and I have grown accustomed to taking a few moments out of each day to breathe and care for myself. Doing the research for this project I have learned just how much meditation and EFT tapping are related. ?Meditation has traditionally been associated with Eastern mysticism but science is beginning to show that cultivating a ?heightened? state of consciousness can have a major impact on our brain, the way our bodies function and our levels of resilience?…show more content…
It is often referred to as ?psychological acupressure?. The blockages are the source of emotional intensity and discomfort. Blockages, in addition to emotionally challenging situations will most lead limiting beliefs and behaviors and inability to live life harmoniously (The Energy Therapy Center). All negative emotions are felt through a disruption of the body?s energy. And physical pain and disease are intricately connected to negative emotions. Health problems create feedback ? physical symptoms cause emotional distress, and unresolved emotional problems manifest themselves through physical symptoms. So, the body?s health must be approached as a whole. You cannot treat the symptoms without addressing the cause, and vice-versa (The Tapping Solution). The Tapping Solution and Betty Moore-Hafter both confirmed focusing on fears and anxiety. Basically you need to focus on the negative emotion that is bothering you, whether it is a fear, anxiety, bad memory or unsolved problem. ?While maintaining your mental focus on this issue, use your fingertips to tap 5-7 times each on 12 of the body?s meridian points. Tapping on these meridian points ? while concentrating on accepting and resolving the negative emotion ? will access your body?s energy, restoring it to a balanced state? (Moore-Hafter,
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