If you're interested in positive, holistic health and nutrition, you're probably familiar with using positive
affirmations to improve your chances of success in your endeavors and overcome obstacles in your life. A
revolutionary practice, hailed by the famous Dr. Joseph Mercola, takes positive affirmations one step further using
the Emotional Freedom Technique.
The Emotional Freedom Technique is endorsed by the likes of Joe Vitale, Jack Canfield and Dr. Norm Shealy.
Thousands of people throughout the world have healed themselves
using this remarkable yet undeniably simple technique.
How does the Emotional Freedom Technique work?
To use the Emotional Freedom Technique, you'll combine positive
affirmations with a unique tapping system. Using the index and middle
finger of one of your hands, you'll tap known acupuncture pressure
points around your body as you repeat the positive affirmations
you've created for yourself. It sounds quirky, but thousands of highly
successful people swear by this technique to overcome personal and
Affirmations are formed using the special Emotional Freedom
Technique format. For example, identify the problem, negative
emotion, or illness you're experiencing, and put it into the following
"Even though I have this _______________, I deeply and completely accept myself."
You then state the affirmation aloud, quietly or even silently as you tap the various pressure points, starting from
the head and working your way down. The pressure points include the top of your head, your eyebrows, your
temples (the side of your eyes), below your eyes, your upper lip below your nose, your chin, your collar bone,
under your arms near the middle of your ribcage and the insides of your wrists.
Dr. Joseph Mercola employs a slight modification on the technique, using all the fingers in a slight curve shape to do
the tapping instead of the index and middle fingers. Often, the worrisome or persistent thought or problem is
resolved after only one round of tapping. If subsequent