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How to Release Pain Through the Tapping Solution

After reading Nick Ortner’s new book, The Tapping Solution, I became passionate about tapping and started to apply the technique to every area of my life. Tapping, otherwise known as Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), is a psychological acupressure technique that supports your emotional and physical health. By tapping on specific energy meridians on your body, you can unblock ancient fears, limiting beliefs, negative patterns—and even physical pain.

In today’s video we’re going to tap on pain. We all are affected by physical pain in different ways. Whether it’s a daily neck ache from hunching over a laptop, PMS cramps, or chronic pain from an injury, tapping can help you release it.

Sometimes our obsession over physical pain stems from an emotion. Our emotions trigger shifts in our bodies’ delicate balance of hormones and neurotransmitters. Positive emotions support our health, while negative emotions stimulate stress hormones such as adrenaline and cortisol. Negative emotions are also a major contributor to pain. Therefore, tapping on your pain allows you to release your emotional attachment to it, thereby relieving the physical discomfort as well. If it sounds powerful, that’s because it is!

When you watch this video, repeat each phrase I say while tapping on the different meridians specified. Just follow my lead and expect miracles.

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Gabby Bernstein

Featured in the New York Times Sunday Styles section as "a new role model," motivational speaker, life coach and author Gabrielle Bernstein is making her mark. Expanding the lexicon for the next generation spiritual seekers, Gabrielle is a #1 bestselling author of the book Add More ~ing to Your Life – A hip guide to happiness, and Spirit Junkie, A Radical Road to Self-Love and Miracles. In 2008 she launched her social networking site for young women to find mentors. HerFuture's growing community exceeds 12,000 members.


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2:22PM PDT on Aug 25, 2013

Thank you Gabby, for Sharing this!

8:51AM PDT on Jun 17, 2013

Have tried EFT before. Not really works but feel a little calmer after the tapping.

4:34PM PDT on Jun 4, 2013

The only thing that can ever change my chronic musculoskeletal pain is narcotics and strengthening the muscles, though that is painful in itself. I think Gabby needs to go over the pain scale at the beginning. There are too many commenters with a "10", that being the worst pain you've ever felt, screaming-crying-your-eyes-out pain. Wish this worked, but it just made me more aware of my misery.

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4:47PM PDT on May 30, 2013

I rarely have pain, but today I do in my neck / shoulders. I rarely take anything for a headache, etc, but yesterday I did for this- aleve and it didn't work well, maybe got it down to a 6. Today I was an 8 and now I would say I'm a 5 on the pain scale. Thank you, Gabby!

3:39PM PDT on May 29, 2013


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11:51PM PDT on May 28, 2013

Yes, Darren W, I remember that episode. Interesting article. There was even an article I read about using this for cats.

11:33PM PDT on May 28, 2013


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