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Using EFT

Marielle discovers a lifetime core issue while using EFT for a bad cough

EFt Tapping Outdated ImageNote: This is one of 3,000 articles written prior to the updated Gold Standard (Official) EFT Tapping Tutorial™. As a result, it is likely outdated. It provides practical uses for EFT Tapping but you should also explore our newest advancement, Optimal EFT, by reading our free e-book, The Unseen Therapist™, and/or get help from a Certified EFT Practitioner.

Note: This article assumes you have a working knowledge of EFT. Newcomers can still learn from it but are advised to peruse our Free Gold Standard (Official) EFT Tutorial™ for a more complete understanding.

Hi Everyone,

Core issues sometimes pop up out of nowhere. Such was the case with Marielle Harrison. She says, "I imagined myself being born with the cord around my neck, then a doctor unwrapping it. I recall a lifelong core(d) issue about having to work very hard to fix things, but often looking to others for relief."

Hugs, Gary


By Marielle Harrison

Dear Gary,

Recently I had a very bad infection and could not get a handle on it. I was seriously ill for two weeks and coughed violently by the hour, which resulted in severe hoarseness. I sought help from numerous resources and healing perspectives. Even so, throat problems and coughing, to a lesser degree, continued for two months. One day I felt on the verge of tears. I started tapping on the idea that "I couldn't fix it."

Even though I tried and tried and I just couldn't fix it...
Even though I worked very hard I just couldn't fix it...

An emotional thundercloud burst open. I cried hard bitter tears of frustration, and had an image of a baby in utero with a cord around her neck. I know for a fact this happened to me, and I thought the emotions about it were trapped in my throat.

I wanted to be held, but since I was alone I picked up and cuddled a soft lifelike baby doll I purchased. I sat in a rocking chair and started tapping on the doll.

Even though you had to stay very very quiet...
Even though you had to stifle yourself before you were even born...
Even though you were stifled and trapped and it seemed like forever to get relief...

I imagined myself being born with the cord around my neck, then a doctor unwrapping it. I recall a lifelong core(d) issue about having to work very hard to fix things, but often looking to others for relief.

After only a few moments of tapping on the doll - literally seconds - the thunderstorm passed. I felt relief wash over me. I held the doll to my chest then and let her know how much she was loved, how much I would care for her and empower her.

My voice returned to normal; I can sing again! I have noticed an increased ease in setting boundaries, and felt a glorious blooming of new centerdness and calm.

I am so grateful for EFT, for all the ways it has positively affected my life.
Thank you!

Marielle Harrison

GC COMMENT:  I've seen this many times where tapping on a symptom or surface issue brings up the underlying emotional cause.  Note how this naturally took her into a Specific Event and thus the words and approach just fell into place.  Very important.  For more on this see Uncovering Specific Events - An Essential Concept Within the EFT Tapping Process 

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