Kathy, a housewife in her middle years, had just booked an overseas trip with a local travel agent, who was a glamorous and briskly efficient young woman.
If you really believe that life is meant to be hard – or that your emotional healing has to take forever — then EFT tapping is not for you.
Emotional Freedom Techniques is a drug-free, self-help healing aid that is faster and gentler than you might expect, for releasing stress of all kinds.
‘You are not controlled by your genes — you are controlled by your beliefs,’ says a pioneer of the new biology, cell biologist Dr. Bruce Lipton. And if you don’t like what you believe, you can probably change it, through the acupressure-and-mindfulness technique called Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT tapping).
Do you ever secretly think, ‘I’m accepting all this success, but deep down I’m scared that I’m really a fraud…’ If so, welcome to the Impostor Syndrome.
This undermining thought pattern is far more widespread than you might suppose. No matter what the undeniable facts are, or how huge the measure of acclaim, many successful people find themselves thinking ‘I shouldn’t be here, I don’t deserve this.’
Robert is a teacher whose fear of heights was so severe he could not cross a bridge without ‘high anxiety’. Nor could he go near a window in a high rise building, or even climb a ladder, without the same reaction.