Table of Contents

Table of Contents Help

The tabs on the right are shortcuts to where you have been:

  • Previous Screen
  • Previous Articles
  • Previous Categories
  • Start Page
  • Hide Entire Menu

Swiping to the left will take you to the previous screen.

The folder icon indicates that more content is available. Click on the icon or the associated text, or swipe to the right to see the additional content.

Articles & Ideas


Sarah Jordan makes progress after realizing a childhood need

Important Note: This article was written prior to 2010 and is now outdated. Please use my newest advancement, Optimal EFT. It is more efficient, more powerful and clearly explained in my free e-book, The Unseen Therapist™.  Best wishes, Gary

Hi Everyone,

This insight from Sarah Jordan should be helpful to many.

Hugs, Gary

By Sarah Jordan

I was working pretty systematically through my childhood and at some stage realised I was making no progress. It took some time to realise what the stumbling block was. While I have no problem with the phrase 'I deeply and completely love and accept myself' I finally realised that the self I was accepting is the 'now' self and the 'child' self was rebelling.

Inherent in the tapping procedure is the wish not to have the feeling (whatever it is) any more. This is implied in the 'even though'.

However those strong feelings that the child had were part of that child and the child needs to feel that it was OK to have those feelings. The feelings, felt as a child, have played their part in making the person who they are today and cannot be wished away. The child needs to feel those feelings are accepted and perhaps have had a positive outcome is making the person, say, a stronger person today.

So in those circumstances I use something like 'Even though I felt so angry as a child I deeply and completely accept that I felt that anger and I accept that experience as part of me and it has made me the strong person I am today'. This is a bit wordy and can be shortened as appropriately.

It was necessary for the child within me to not feel I was trying to change them and make them someone else - i.e. a calm well behaved child! I found this effective in being able to move through and defuse the effects of my childhood traumas.

Sarah Jordan



Explore our newest advancement, Optimal EFT™, by reading my free e-book, The Unseen Therapist™. More efficient. More powerful.