Since I reached the conclusion several years ago that stress, or ‘dis-ease’, is the root cause of most ‘disease’, I am always on the lookout for anything that can help clients (and myself!) reduce stress levels.
Whatever the condition clients present with, be it chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, insomnia, IBS, viruses, migraines, cancer, chronic back pain… I have found, more often than not, the body-mind is locked into a state of unconscious stress, also known as the ‘fight-flight’ response.
Cortisol, known as the “stress hormone,” is integral to our body’s “fight or flight” response. Originally designed to help us survive life in the wild, the “fight or flight” response was essential when our ancient ancestors were faced with sudden, brief danger, like a tiger.
However, releasing cortisol too frequently, as we seem to be doing in response to the ongoing or “chronic” stress of modern life, is proving to have serious impacts on our physical, mental and emotional health.
Over the past 6 years in clinical practice I have also discovered, with every single client bar none, that the stress pattern is set up in childhood, usually by the age of 7 years. Almost always this is due to not feeling SAFE, either emotionally and /or physically in their environment, and so the body unconsciously sets up an erroneous pattern of believing it’s safer to be stressed, just so we can stay ‘on alert’ for further danger.
Of course, being so young, we have no idea we have set this pattern up, and the consequences can take years to show up.
The good news is research is showing one technique extremely effective technique for helping reduce stress levels.
This technique, known as EFT or Tapping, is causing shockwaves in the medical world as more and more science is proving its effectiveness in improving health, both physically and emotionally.
EFT can help:
- Rewire your brain in minutes to eliminate stress, anxiety and overwhelm
- Overcome addictions and phobias which have plagued you for years
- Achieve ideal weight by releasing the issues that are holding it on
- Neutralize traumatic events which overrun your mind and create pain in your body
- Transform thoughts from negativity to positivity with ease
- Clear limiting beliefs which self-sabotage you living the life of your dreams
- Recover from chronic long-term health conditions
- Transform post-traumatic stress disorder to discover inner peace
A couple of videos below explain some of this new research and show you exactly how you can use this techniqe right now to improve your health.
In this first video Nick Ortner explains how the brain can be rewired in minutes and takes you through a hands-on exercise to experience it.
In this second video health expert Kris Carr explains the link between emotions, stress and weightloss, and a whole lot more.
To your health,
P.S. – If you’d like to read more about this you can also check out a whole heap of information I have put on my website about EFT and tapping.